Three Men Allegedly Taser and Rob Straphanger

By Alan Neuhauser on August 10, 2012 9:28am 

The men in these photos allegedly robbed a man on a southbound 1 Train in The Bronx early Monday, July 30, 2012.
The men in these photos allegedly robbed a man on a southbound 1 Train in The Bronx early Monday, July 30, 2012.
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THE BRONX — Police released photos of three men who allegedly robbed and electrocuted a straphanger with a Taser while riding an early morning southbound 1 Train July 30, the NYPD said.

The alleged robbers confronted the victim, 24, about 3:30 a.m., flashed a gun and demanded cash, police said.

Two of the men then allegedly held the victim down as a third shot him with the Taser and snatched an undetermined amount of money. The three then fled the train at the 231st Street-Broadway station in Kingsbridge.

The victim declined medical attention.

The alleged crooks were described as 18 to 24 years old and between 5-feet-8-inches and 6-feet tell. All three had medium builds.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477).

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