Woman robbed of disability check in Mount Hope home

Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a Bronx woman in her own apartment after she picked up her disability check. According to

THE BRONX - Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a Bronx woman in her own apartment after she picked up her disability check.

According to the 56-year-old victim, she was put in a chokehold until she passed out as she was entering her home on Ryer Avenue in Mount Hope on Nov. 3.

The suspect was caught on surveillance video wearing a red and white striped sweater with a matching hat. He's described as being in his early 20s and about 6 feet tall.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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