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Police: Emotionally Disturbed Homeless Person Shoves Man On Subway Tracks In Greenwich Village

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - An emotionally disturbed homeless man randomly shoved a man onto the subway tracks in Greenwich Village Thursday morning, police said.

It happened just after 10 a.m. at the Broadway-Lafayette station.

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The person who was shoved onto the tracks suffered a broken nose and injury to his arm but was not hit by a train. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital for a hip fracture but is in stable condition, police said.

Good Samaritans helped the victim get off the tracks and kept the suspect at the scene until police arrived.

An officer who responded suffered an injury to his wrist while making the arrest.

Nathaniel Brown, 41, faces assault and resisting arrest charges. He's also accused of stealing an iPhone on a 6 train earlier Thursday. In that case, he faces grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property charges.

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