Shocking moment a thug shoves a woman headfirst into a TRAIN: Horror footage from Brooklyn subway shows the latest in a string of unprovoked attacks on innocent people, including first responders, in New York
- The unprovoked attack on the woman occurred on the platform at the Dekalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn on Wednesday just before 7.30pm
- Footage filmed by a witness showed an unidentified man shoving the woman in the back, causing her to crash headfirst into the idle train
- NYPD were called to the station but people had dispersed when they arrived
- It is the latest in a string of unprovoked attacks on innocent people in the city
This is the shocking moment a man shoved a woman headfirst into an idle train at a New York subway station in what is the latest in a string of unprovoked attacks on innocent people in the city.
The latest attack occurred on the platform at the Dekalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn on Wednesday just before 7.30pm.
Footage filmed by a witness showed the unidentified man jumping up and down on the platform and shouting ‘What!’ several times just moments before he lunged at the woman.
He approached the woman from behind on the platform and shoved her in the back with both hands.
She could be seen tumbling forward and falling face-first into the side of the awaiting train.
A man jumps up and down on the platform of a Brooklyn subway station last night, alarming commuters
The NYPD were called to the scene but people had dispersed by the time they arrived, according to The New York Post.
The man has not yet been identified and the extent of the woman’s injuries are not known.
It is believed the man had a previous dispute with a commuter just moments before the attack.
The Fire Department said they received a call for an ‘EDP’ last night, an emotionally disturbed person, but no one was found.
He then approaches the woman from behind on the platform and shoves her with both hands
The woman is sent tumbling and crashes headfirst into the side of the awaiting train. The extent of her injuries is not known