The 42-year-old victim was on platform 1/2/3 heading north at the 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue station just after 8:15 a.m. when the suspect gets up from a bench and pushes her onto the train just as it accelerates. . by, video sample. Investigators believe it was an unprovoked attack.
No words were exchanged between the two before the shove, investigators said. Although the victim did not fall to the tracks, police said he struck his face against the train and fell backward onto the platform.
She was hospitalized with “serious physical injuries” to her face and legs, authorities said.
Detectives toured the platform and spoke to witnesses, but the suspect was able to escape.
The NYPD did not immediately release the name of the suspect or the possible charges she faces following her arrest Tuesday.
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