Stranger shoves innocent man onto NYC subway tracks: cops

A stranger shoved an innocent Manhattan straphanger onto the tracks late Monday – but the victim was rescued by good Samaritans, cops said. 

The 25-year-old man was standing on the No. 6 subway platform at 14th Street-Union Square around 9:30 p.m. when a man wearing all black suddenly pushed him onto the roadbed, authorities said. 

No train was entering the station at the time, cops said. 

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Good Samaritans helped the man back up onto the platform, police said. 

A photo from the inside of the 14th Street-Union Square subway station, where a man was pushed onto the tracks around 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Good Samaritans came to the victim’s aid, cops said.
J. Messerschmidt/NY Post

He suffered only minor lacerations to his head and hands, and was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment, cops said. 

Cops say the suspect, who had a dark complexion and appeared to be in his 20s and around 5-foot-7, fled after the attack.

source: nypost.com