QUEENS -- Police have released a sketch of the man accused of pushing a 17-year-old girl onto the tracks in front of an oncoming 7 train in Queens Saturday night.
The motorman of the train saw the teen on the train tracks as the train was approaching around 8:39 p.m. and activated the emergency brake. The girl was able to position herself between the platform and the wheels of the train.
She was transported to Elmhurst hospital with only minor injuries.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately mid-to-late 20s, 5 feet, 5 inches, last seen wearing a black jacket, white t-shirt, gray pants and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.