2 accused of violent robbery in the Bronx

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Two men are accused of violently robbing a man in the Bronx, officials say.

The incident happened on May 26, in front of 2423 Cambreleng Ave. around 5:30 a.m.

Police say the two men attacked a 49-year-old man by placing him in a chokehold, dragging him to the ground, and punching and kicking him in the head.

The two men stole the man's cellphone before running away.

The 49-year-old was transported to the hospital and treated for bruising and swelling to his face and head.

The suspects are described as being between 18 and 25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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