An armed man forced his way into a subway worker's booth in Brownsville on Tuesday and took cash from the register in broad daylight, police said.

Authorities reported Charles Hudgins, 42, took advantage of a cleaner emptying out the trash bin inside a token booth at the Junius Street station near Powell Street at around 3 p.m.

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Hudgins forced himself into the booth and flashed a gun, forcing the worker to empty out the cash register, officers said. He ran away from the scene soon after.


Investigators said no one was injured in the daytime caper, and that witnesses nearby helped identify Hudgins as the culprit. However, the suspect remains at large.

NYPD described Hudgins — who was previously arrested in March for drug possession — as 6-feet-2-inches tall and weighing about 190 pounds.

Police ask that anyone with information in regarding Hudgins or the incident call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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