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Man pushes 68-year-old woman to subway tracks in Manhattan robbery

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 13:14:56-04

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — A 68-year-old woman fell onto subway tracks after she was pushed during a robbery in a Manhattan station, police said Thursday.

The woman was inside of the 14th Street and Sixth Avenue station when a man pushed her, knocking her to the platform, police said. She rolled from the platform onto the track bed.

Officials said man grabbed the woman's phone and left the station.

The woman suffered multiple fractures to her torso. She was hospitalized in serious condition.

Police have asked for help finding the attacker. He's believed to be in his 40s and was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).