Man arrested after wild fight caused tumble onto Brooklyn subway tracks

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Monday, May 9, 2022
Suspect arrested for assault that caused tumble onto subway tracks
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A man has been arrested for an assault that caused a tumble onto the subway tracks at Broadway Junction.

BED-STUY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- An arrest was made Sunday in a wild fight at a Brooklyn subway station that caused two men to tumble onto the tracks.

Anthony Melendez, 35, faces charges including assault.

Police say Melendez chased the victim with a knife, then knocked them both onto the tracks at Broadway Junction on Wednesday night.

He then allegedly slashed the victim several times.

Both men got off the tracks without harm.

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