An alleged subway menace is now in custody — after a violent attack in a station in New York City.
The suspect is seen on camera shoving an innocent bystander head-first against a subway car.
He lunges at two men.
And then shoves this woman who goes face-first against a subway train at the DeKalb avenue station in Brooklyn.
It happened around 7 p-m Wednesday.
The person who took the video says the victim left without getting help.
But the suspect – believed to be Isaiah Thompson – fled into the subway tunnel.
The 28-year-old is no stranger to the law.
He’s been arrested at least 18 times since 2017, including last may for exposing himself on a C-train at west 14th Street, and allegedly pulling a train’s emergency brake causing massive delays systemwide.
In that time- surveillance video also showed Thompson recklessly riding outside on the back of a 2 train.
MTA president Andy Byford says he wants Thompson banned from the system.
Last year – he was seen hanging onto the side of a “C” train.
And another time – he was accused of a slashing inside a train station.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “More resources are being put in the subways. We also know in terms of the MTA overall crime has been driven down for years and years.”
But NYPD numbers show in the last month there have been 206 transit crimes, up 5.6-percent from 195 last year.
And compared to nine years ago – transit crimes are up nearly 12 percent.
Thompson was arrested in May – but bailed out of jail.
He is due in court on other charges November 20th.
- Kyle Slattery leads Rockford area pros in day one of the Illinois Open
- 15 arrested in California child sex sting – including highway patrol officer, prison employee
- Undocumented migrant injured after falling from 30-foot-tall border barrier
- 3 Wyoming sightseeing balloons crash, as many as 20 injured
- Woman says 4-foot snake ‘slithered up’ from toilet in Colorado apartment