Quantcast
Homeless man cuffed for pushing a man onto the tracks at Brooklyn subway station | amNewYork

Homeless man cuffed for pushing a man onto the tracks at Brooklyn subway station

Photo via Getty Images

Cops arrested the suspect who allegedly pushed a man onto the tracks at a Brooklyn subway station.

According to police, at 11:25 a.m. on Nov. 22, a 29-year-old man was on a northbound 4 train en route to the Atlantic Terminal station when a man began to yell at him. When the train arrived at the station, the victim detrained and the suspect followed. 

The suspect approached the victim on the platform and shoved him off the platform and onto the roadbed of the southbound tracks. The suspect then fled the scene in a subway in an unknown direction. 

The victim was able to get himself off of the tracks and back onto the platform and refused medical attention at the scene.

Following an ongoing investigation, officers in the 60th Precinct arrested 33-year-old Michael Medlock in connection to this incident at 12:35 a.m. on Nov. 24. Medlock, who is said to be homeless, was charged with two counts of attempted assault, one count of reckless endangerment and one count of menacing.

More from around NYC