NYPD: Man talking to himself pushed 74-year-old man onto subway tracks

It is believed that the push was unprovoked with no prior conversations beforehand.

News 12 Staff

Sep 12, 2023, 4:23 PM

Updated 316 days ago

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A 74-year-old man who was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan is recovering, according to the NYPD.
Police say the victim was standing inside the 68th Street Hunter College station around midnight when he was pushed by a man who was talking to himself. It is believed that the push was unprovoked with no prior conversations beforehand.
A Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee helped the victim off the tracks. He was later taken to a hospital for an evaluation.
It's unclear where the suspect went.


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