Police: Man arrested for punching woman, pushing her onto subway tracksPosted: Updated:
A man accused of punching a woman and then pushing her onto subway tracks in Downtown Brooklyn last week has been arrested.
Police say the incident involving 35-year-old Franklin Ovenseri took place on Jan.24 at Borough Hall Station during the afternoon.
News 12 was told that a good Samaritan stepped in and pulled the woman to safety, even as that person was attacked as well. She was then taken to the hospital with a leg injury.
Ovenseri, who is homeless, was charged with reckless endangerment and assault.