The two suspects placed Little in a choke hold before they threw him to ground, took money from him and fled, police said.
“When I got off the elevator to come here to the door, one of them put his arm around me, to the floor and the other guy took money of my pocket, $370,” Little told CBS 2’s John Slattery.
He said the two thieves then took off down the stairs. He never got a look at them.
“I couldn’t identify them. I couldn’t see them because they came behind my back,” Little said.
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Little, who said he was a merchant marine in his youth, had just gone to Key Foods on Lenox Avenue and cashed a check.
Originally from North Carolina, Little said he has lived in Harlem more than 50 years. He’s never been robbed until now, and
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