Disturbing new video exhibits a subway shover cost a 32-year-old man from throughout a Brooklyn platform to knock him onto the tracks in an unprovoked assault.
The assault occurred round 2:40 p.m. Friday on the northbound L-train tracks on the Wyckoff Avenue and Myrtle Avenue subway station, cops stated.
Police launched footage of the assailant on Saturday, exhibiting him standing on one facet of the platform together with his arms folded and again to the tracks as he spots his goal on the opposite facet of the platform close to one other set of tracks.
The pusher seems each methods as if checking that the coast is obvious – then sprints and takes a deal with place, main together with his shoulder and arms to knock the sufferer off his toes.
The unsuspecting sufferer falls to the bottom, and tumbles onto the tracks leaving solely his sun shades on the crowded platform. The attacker then runs again to the spot the place he started, picks up his backpack, and runs out via the turnstiles.
The sufferer was wounded however wasn’t hit by a practice, cops stated. A transit employee who spoke with the sufferer advised The Publish on Friday that the person had damage his shoulder.
The assault was unprovoked. The sufferer suffered a minor shoulder harm.
The suspect has not but been recognized.
“He was simply in shock that it occurred to him,” the employee stated.
“It’s not like he had a confrontation with the individual or they had been arguing or something. It was only a random shove. He simply acquired shoved into the tracks — that’s what he stated. This man pushed him into the tracks.”
Police are actually asking for the general public’s assist in figuring out the attacker, who’s seen sporting glasses, a yellow hoodie and a black jacket. Anybody with data is requested to name NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-8477 or submit a tip on-line.
The assault is the newest troubling incident as violence soars within the Huge Apple’s transit system. Final week within the Bronx, a 26-year-old man was shoved onto the 6 practice tracks on the East 149th Avenue station within the Bronx. Miguel Ramirez, 35, is now dealing with tried homicide and different expenses in that assault.
A 48-year-old development employee fell onto the tracks at Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue in Queens throughout a combat over a dropped cellphone and was hit by an F practice.