NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were asking the public for assistance in finding two suspects who forced a man to the ground and ripped off his gold chain in a Bronx subway station.

Around 9:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, the 63-year-old man was in the Brook Avenue No. 6 train station in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, when two men forced him to the ground and took his gold chain from his neck, police said.

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The suspects then ran off.

The suspects were both described as black males about 25 years old, standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall. One weighed about 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, light blue jeans, and white sneakers. The other was about 160 pounds and was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, beige pants, and black boots.

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Police have released surveillance video.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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