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NEW YORK — Zion Cuvas is still shaken after being attacked by a complete stranger on a Manhattan-bound No. 4 train.

"He grabbed me by the arms and pulled me up and started to shake me," the 11-year-old told PIX11.

Police say the suspect pulled the boy into the area in between the train cars, picked him up and shook him as if he was going to throw him off the train.

Cuvas bumped his head on the side of the train.

A 26-year-old female passenger intervened and managed to pull the boy back into the train car.

The victim and the Good Samaritan exited the train at the 14 Street-Union Square station.

The suspect stayed on the train.

Cuvas said he will now ride in train cars with conductors and he thanks the woman for helping him.

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