Commuters: Concourse Village subway stairwell treated as public restroom

Commuters in Concourse Village are complaining that a public stairwell is being treated as a public restroom. The stairwell is located at the 161st Street

The stairwell is located at the 161st Street

The stairwell is located at the 161st Street and Walton Avenue subway stop.

THE BRONX - Commuters in Concourse Village are complaining that a public stairwell is being treated as a public restroom. 

The stairwell is located at the 161st Street and Walton Avenue subway stop. 

People in the area say that they're hit with a urine stench while walking down to catch the train. 

An MTA spokesperson said that while the stairwell is city property, it will investigate, and have the space sanitized and disinfected.

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