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Police have arrested the man in connection with the heinous crime tossing a 52-year-old woman onto the subway tracks in Bronx in a random attack on Sunday.
The suspect has been identified as Theodore Ellis, 30, of the Bronx, who faces charges of assault and reckless endangerment, an NYPD spokesperson told DailyMail.com.
Ellis told police that was drunk and he 'didn't realize his strength' when he threw woman onto subway tracks, ABC7 News reported.
The victim, who survived the terrifying attack, suffered a broken collarbone and was rushed to Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx.
The horrifying incident happened around 4:40 p.m. Sunday and was all was caught on camera, and police said Ellis doesn't remember what the woman said to him prior to the alleged crime.
There was no train coming, and others at the station helped her get back onto the platform.
The attack is the latest of many to have occurred on the New York subway recently, despite Mayor Eric Adams promising to crack down on crime.
Transit crime in New York has sky rocketed in 2022 compared to