Man arrested after woman seen being shoved onto New York City subway tracks – NBC News
New York City police arrested Theodore Ellis, 30, for assault and reckless endangerment after someone recognized his image from Crime Stoppers fliers.
Ellis, who lives five miles from the crime scene, is expected to appear before a judge late Tuesday or early Wednesday.
Transit crime in New York appears to be on the rise, but the data says it’s lower in recent years.
Daniel Enriquez, 48, was shot and killed in a New York City subway attack Sunday, May 22nd, 2022.
Crime on New York City’s public transportation has risen 58% from this time last year, though April showed a dip in crimes.
The number of crimes has increased since the pandemic began but is still down compared to the 80s and 90s.
Recent crime on public transportation in New York City has left riders shaken. Mayor Eric Adams called for an end to gun violence.
Adams vowed to address public safety needs following the death of subway rider Michelle Go in January. He announced that more police officers would be deployed and that fare enforcement would be enforced more strictly.
As incidents of violent crime by the homeless grab headlines, activists urge caution and solutions to combat violence. They also hope to target the prevalence of gun violence and ghost guns as a critical issue in the city’s fight against violence.
Recent crime on public transportation has left New York City riders more shaken. However, ridership levels continue to set pandemic-era records, marking the highest totals since March 2020.
Read more on this story at the following additional news sources:
- Man arrested after woman seen being shoved onto New York City subway tracks NBC News
- Bronx subway rider pushed onto tracks, video from police shows PIX11 News
- NYC police arrest man seen throwing woman onto subway tracks in broad-daylight caught-on-camera attack Fox News
- Video shows man violently toss random woman onto Bronx subway tracks New York Post
- Man seen throwing woman onto subway tracks CBS New York
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