MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) – An 85-year-old man was shoved onto subway tracks in New York City during an argument with another man on Wednesday, police said.
The incident happened in a subway station at West 47th Street and Sixth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan around 5:40 a.m., according to the NYPD.
The 85-year-old man was shoved onto the tracks from the southbound platform of the B and D trains, police said. The victim suffered a cut on his knee and was taken to a hospital for treatment, authorities said.
The man who shoved the 85-year-old hasn’t been caught, police said. The NYPD released a surveillance image of the suspect, who’s believed to be about 5 feet 8 inches tall.
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