At approximately 0818 hours on Sunday, September 20, 2020, police responded to a train derailment at the New York City 14th Street Subway Station in Manhattan.
The investigation revealed that a 30-year-old male was seen throwing construction debris onto the northbound A-train track, which caused the first car on a subway train to derail upon entering the station.
No injuries were reported at the time of the incident, and the 30-year-old male was removed to the NYPD Transit District 2 for further investigation.
The A, C, D, E, and F lines were impacted by the incident.
The following individual has been arrested.
2132 Mapes Avenue
Bronx, NY 10460
- reckless endangerment;
- criminal mischief;
- criminal trespass.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.