Woman shoved onto subway tracks at Union Square; man sought: NYPD

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A man is wanted for questioning after a woman was pushed onto subway tracks at Union Square Thursday, according to police.

The incident happened at tracks for the northbound Nos. 4 and 5 trains at 10:47 a.m., police said.

Police first said the woman was pushed, then later said she fell.

At last update, police said the woman was shoved, but it is not clear if it was intentional or an accident.

A man is now being sought for questioning. He was described as heavy set and last seen wearing a black jacket, beanie and grey, hooded sweatshirt.

A picture of him was tweeted out by NYPD Transit.

Commuters helped the woman up from the tracks, and she never made contact with a train, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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