Woman injured after randomly shoved into moving NYC subway train; suspect charged

MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- A 31-year-old woman was shoved into the side of a moving subway train as it entered an Upper East Side station Tuesday night.

The victim was pushed by another woman as she stood on the platform at the Lexington Avenue/59th Street station around 5:40 p.m.

She bounced off the first car of the train as it entered the station and fell back onto the platform.

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She was treated for an injured arm at Lenox Hill Hospital. She is in stable condition.

The suspect, 33-year-old Linda Chavez, of Queens, was taken into custody.

She was charged with attempted murder and assault.

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