Teen taken into custody in Queens after being caught subway surfing for fourth time

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Sunday, July 2, 2023
Teen taken into custody after caught subway surfing for a 4th time
A teen was taken into custody in Queens after he was caught subway surfing for the fourth time.

QUEENS (WABC) -- The NYPD and the MTA continue to sound the alarm about the deadly consequences of subway surfing.

Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody after officers caught him riding on top of a train in Queens.

Investigators say the boy has been caught subway surfing at least four times.

On Thursday, a 14-year-old boy died after falling off a train in Brooklyn. He was the second teenager to die from subway surfing in a week.

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