Transit Police report arresting Christopher Broxton, 36, of Quincy, on charges he grabbed money out of a Red Line rider's hands at JFK/UMass on Monday.
Broxton, who then allegedly fled with his pit bull, was arrested Friday thanks in large part to tips from the public, Transit Police said.
That the public recognized Broxton is no surprise, since he's fairly well known in Quincy and other South Shore towns for repeated criminal exploits, including bank robberies in 2010. In total, Broxton has been convicted more than 40 times for various offenses.
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