Man charged for pushing intoxicated man onto subway tracks as train entered Chelsea station, police say

CHELSEA, Manhattan – Police say they've arrested the culprit who pushed a drunken man onto the subway tracks as a train entered the station Sunday morning.

The NYPD said officers responded to a call of man at the West 18th Street and Seventh Avenue station around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They found a 54-year-old man with a cut to his foot and contusion to his head, police said.

An investigation determined he was pushed onto the tracks as a No. 2 train was arriving. Police said the man was with two friends and all three were intoxicated at the time.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where the he was conscious and alert.

Aaron Clary, 25, was charged with attempted manslaughter and assault, according to the NYPD.