Police looking for man who pushed teen in front of subway train in Queens

Police are searching for the man who pushed a teenage girl into the path of an oncoming subway train in Queens.

Investigators say he pushed a 17-year-old girl onto the tracks in front of an oncoming 7 train Saturday night at the Roosevelt Avenue and 103rd Street station.

The motorman of the train saw the female on the train tracks as the train was approaching, and he activated the emergency brake.

The teenager was able to duck between the platform and the wheels of the train, and avoid being seriously hurt.

She was removed to Elmhurst hospital via EMS with only minor injuries. The male fled from the mezzanine area of the station toward the street area.

The suspect is described as approximately mid-to-late 20's, 5'5", last seen wearing a black jacket, white t-shirt, gray pants and white sneakers.

Surveillance video of the male fleeing the scene is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM
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