Woman arrested for shoving 70-year-old onto Union Square subway tracks

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NEW YORK - OCTOBER 9: Subway riders wait for a train on the platform at Union Square station October 9, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NEW YORK – OCTOBER 9: Subway riders wait for a train on the platform at Union Square station October 9, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

UNION SQUARE – A Brooklyn woman faces charges after police say she pushed a man onto the subway tracks during rush hour Wednesday evening.

Sandra Zelazny, 32, was on the 6 train platform at Union Square around 5:30 p.m. when she got into a dispute with a 70-year-old man, according to police.

Zelazny, who lives in Borough Park, is accused of shoving the man off the edge, sending him tumbling to the tracks.

The victim told police he suffered injuries to his forehead and left side during the fall.

Zelazny faces one count of assault and another of reckless endangerment.