It was reported to police that on Sunday, May 21 at about 6:05 a.m., a 35-year-old woman was walking on the southbound platform at the East 63rd Street subway station when a complete stranger approached her from behind and pushed her head into the departing E train.
The victim was transported by EMS to an area hospital in critical condition. According to a police report shared on the day of the incident, she’s being treated for lacerations to the head and spinal injuries.
The suspect – who police describe as a male between the ages of 30 and 40 with a light complexion and standing 5’6” to 5’7” – fled the location towards the Second Avenue exit.
UPDATE: Police officials have announced that 39-year-old Kamal Semrade, a resident of Queens, has been arrested on attempted murder and assault charges.