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Police Looking for Man Who Pushed 68-Year-Old Woman Down a Flight of Stairs at Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens Subway Station

The police have released a photo of a man (L) who allegedly pushed a woman down a flight of stairs at the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens subway station on Aug. 22 (Photos courtesy of NYPD and Tdorante10 CC BY-SA 4.0)

Aug. 30, 2022 By Max Murray

The police are looking for a man who allegedly pushed a 68-year-old woman down a flight of stairs at the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens subway station last week.

The suspect allegedly approached the woman while she was exiting the station at around 9:35 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22. Without provocation, the suspect pushed the woman down a staircase, police said.

The victim was not seriously injured and declined medical attention at the scene. The perpetrator allegedly fled the station on foot.

Police released a photo of the suspect Monday and are calling on the public for information in regard to the incident. Those with knowledge are asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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