Tuesday, September 12, 2023 9:52AM

Man shoved onto subway tracks at Upper East side station

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — Police are investigating after a 74-year-old man was pushed onto the tracks at an Upper East Side subway station.

Officials say this happened after midnight Tuesday on the 6 train platform in the 68th Street – Hunter College station.

The attacker was screaming at himself before he pushed the man onto the tracks, authorities said.

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Thankfully, no train was coming at the time and an MTA employee was able to help the victim off the tracks. The suspect fled the scene.

Officials say the 74-year-old was taken to the hospital for some small cuts.

The suspect was described as a man in his 30s, about 200 pounds, with a dark complexion. He was said to be wearing black pants and a tan shirt, police said.

No arrests have been made.


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