Cops arrest man for pushing stranger onto Bronx subway tracks – New York News

Cops arrest man for pushing stranger onto Bronx subway tracks – New York News


Cops busted a 34-year-old man for pushing a stranger onto the tracks at a Bronx subway station, police said Saturday.


Authorities arrested Alberto Pena Friday for shoving 43-year-old Luis Henriquez onto the trackbed of a northbound D train at the 170th St. station in Mount Eden on Wednesday morning.

Luis Henriquez, the victim, had to have his foot amputated after being pushed into the path of a northbound D train early Wednesday.

(Adam Shrier/for New York Daily News)


Henriquez landed on the tracks and an oncoming train struck his left leg, cops said. Two first responders put a tourniquet on his leg and pulled him back onto the platform.


EMS workers took Henriquez to Lincoln Hospital, where the ardent salsa dancer had to have his foot amputated.

Man who lost foot after Bronx subway shove loved salsa dancing


Pena fled the station, setting off a manhunt. He is charged with attempted murder and assault, according to cops.

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