An 85-year-old man was randomly shoved onto subway tracks by a stranger in Midtown early Wednesday, cops mentioned.
The senior was standing on the southbound B and D prepare platform on the Forty seventh–Fiftieth Streets–Rockefeller Middle station round 5:40 a.m. when a youthful man pushed him onto the roadbed with out saying a phrase, police mentioned.
Fortunately, no trains had been coming into the station on the time, authorities mentioned.
EMS staff responding to a 911 name in regards to the unprovoked assault pulled the octogenarian up from the tracks, officers mentioned.
He was taken to Mount Sinai West with a minimize on his left knee, police mentioned.
Footage launched by the NYPD exhibits the suspect — strolling with a grey hooded sweatshirt over his head — passing by the turnstile to depart the station.
The person, described as about 5-foot-8 with a medium complexion and medium construct, was additionally final seen sporting black pants, a black long-sleeved shirt, and carrying a black coat.
The random assault comes simply weeks after a stranger shoved an unsuspecting 28-year-old man onto the subway tracks at Brooklyn Bridge-Metropolis Corridor on Nov. 1, authorities on the time.
He was hospitalized in steady situation, cops mentioned.
In mid-October, a 30-year-old lady was pushed right into a departing E prepare on the Fifth Avenue/53rd Road station, leaving her critically injured.