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Subway conductor assaulted in Brooklyn; commuters advised to expect delays on 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains

Posted at 5:44 PM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 17:44:48-04

BROOKLYN — A subway conductor was assaulted in Brooklyn on Monday evening, officials said.

The conductor was assaulted around 5:30 p.m. Someone threw a glass bottle at him, hitting the man in the forehead. He was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

Southbound 4 and 5 trains were making local stops from Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center to Franklin Avenue, but resumed express stops around 5:45 p.m. after the conductor received medical assistance.

Commuters were advised to expect delays in 2, 3, 4, and 5 train service. Brooklyn-bound 2 and 3 train service was reduced south of Penn Station to alleviate congestion. There was also reduced 4 and 5 train service south of 149 St-Grand Concourse.