The machines weren't taking credit or debit cards.
It took three police officers to pull Sophia Tolbert, 23, away from the 26-year-old victim, NYPD said.
The attack took place inside the Drew-Hamilton Houses on Feb. 2, police said.
Police busted a man for selling MetroCard swipes, then found a lock in a sock in his pocket.
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The base fare for a subway and bus ride will be $2.75; a monthly MetroCard will be $116.50.
A 42-year-old woman had her wallet stolen when she left her hospital room to get tests, police said.
Police said three men stole a woman's purse at the Hotel Chantelle on Sept. 20.
The MTA will be upgrading system software between 1 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., the MTA said.
The 25-year-old woman grappled with the thief to stop him from escaping on an R train.
Anthony Coward, 28, was charged with robbery in the attacks, police said.
The suspect attacks victims with a silver hammer, police say.
A man was buying a MetroCard when a thief hit him with a hammer and demanded his money, police said.
The average rental price for a Brownstone Brooklyn studio is almost $2,000, according to a new report.
Jazeke Samuels was arrested Monday after sending police a selfie from a stolen phone, officials say.
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