See it: Woman shoved off Times Square subway platform, into arriving train: NYPD

Police in Times Square subway station

File photo: New York Police Officers patrol on foot the subway station of Times Square on December 31, 2015 in New York City.

UPDATE:A suspect was taken into custody in the subway shoving, the NYPD said Tuesday morning.


TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — A woman was hospitalized Monday morning after being shoved off the subway platform at the Times Square station as a train was pulling into the station, police said.

According to police, an unidentified woman pushed the victim just after 8 a.m., causing her to slam into the side of a northbound No. 1 train as it entered the station at the platform of the Nos. 1, 2, and 3 lines.

The woman, 42, never fell onto the subway tracks, authorities said.

Police released video of the push and asked for help identifying the suspect.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital with facial injuries police described as non-life-threatening.

No arrests had been made, as of Monday morning.

The suspect is believed to be in her 30s.

It is unknown what led up to the incident, and police do not know if there was an argument or if it was a random attack.

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

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