A defenseless straphanger was pushed onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn Sunday, the latest in a spate of such attacks in city stations.
The unsuspecting victim, a 29-year-old man, was shoved from behind by a stranger at the Atlantic Ave.-Barclays Center station around 11:30 a.m. and tumbled onto the tracks for the 4 and 5 trains, police said.
The victim only suffered minor bruising and was able to get himself off the tracks back onto the platform by himself, cops said.
He was taken to the 78th precinct stationhouse, where he was helping NYPD detectives identify his assailant, who remains on the loose.
The shove comes after multiple New Yorkers have unsuspectingly been pushed into tracks over the past month.
“Defund The Police!”….. idiots.https://t.co/ngzi6vmmMo— 🇺🇸ERIC BOLLING🇺🇸 (@ericbolling) November 23, 2020
The most recent incident saw a 40-year-old woman pushed into the tracks from behind and miraculously surviving as a train ran over her Thursday. A suspect was arrested in that case.
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