Subway conductor assaulted at Lower Manhattan station, MTA says

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MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A subway conductor was assaulted at a Lower Manhattan station Sunday morning, according to the MTA.

The conductor was taking a No. 5 train out of service at the Bowling Green station when the attack happened around 9:07 a.m., a spokesperson for the transit agency told PIX11 News. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

Service on the Nos. 4 and 5 lines was delayed due to the incident beginning around 9:20 a.m., according to the MTA.

“Northbound 4 and 5 trains are delayed while we get medical help for an assaulted employee at Bowling Green,” NYC Transit tweeted.

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