Subway farebeaters push NYPD officer onto tracks in Queens

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JAMAICA, Queens – Police are looking for a group of farebeaters who pushed an NYPD officer onto subway tracks in Queens, officials said Tuesday.

About 12:20 a.m. Sunday at the E-train station at Parsons/Archer Avenue, two males and two females walked through the service gate without paying the fare, according to NYPD.

When two uniformed police officers tried to stop them, the group ran away and one of the males knocked the officer onto the track bed, NYPD said.

The officer's partner pulled him off the tracks, and they lost sight of the group , which had exited back outside.

Police say the first male is about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and was last seen wearing a black bubble jacket, a blue-hooded sweater, blue sweatpants and black sneakers. The other male appears to be about one inch shorter, and was last seen donning a purple du-rag, a white sweater with blue stripes, light blue jeans and black sneakers.

One of the two females involved was last seen wearing a yellow scarf, a black coat and rain boots. The other was wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, black sweater and camouflage pants.

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