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A man was thrown onto the subway tracks in New York on Sunday. at a time when the train was approaching but luckily he was not injured, an incident that occurs a week after a woman died after being pushed and run over by the locomotive.
The incident occurred at Fulton Station, near the so-called ground zero (where the Twin Towers were located) in Manhattan, but the train was able to stop in time to avoid running him over, according to channel 2 of the CBS network.
It further notes that the man was taken to a hospital in Manhattan while police try to locate the suspect who fled the scene.
On January 15, an apparently random attack occurred in which a 40-year-old woman was run over by the R line train. arriving at the platform at that moment. The man who pushed her, a homeless man, later turned himself in to the police.
The incident occurred a few days after the new mayor Eric Adams, who has led the city since January 1, announced that he would reinforce security in the subway where there will be more police presence.
He also said he will send mental health specialists to care for the rapidly growing population of homeless people in the subway system.
After the woman’s death, Adams himself admitted that he “doesn’t feel safe” on the subway, and that New Yorkers don’t feel safe either.
Authorities charged Wednesday with manslaughter the man who allegedly caused the death of a woman by pushing her onto the tracks at a New York subway station as the train approached and ordered him jailed without bail.
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