NEW YORK -- Police have arrested a homeless man they say pushed a stranger on a subway platform into the side of an oncoming train.
The incident happened at Penn Station around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Authorities say 50-year-old Carl Smalls, who has 42 prior arrests, is facing charges.
Smalls allegedly pushed 53-year-old Richard Gang into the side of an E train, injuring his right arm.
The injury was not considered serious.
Smalls was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault.
His arraignment is pending a hospital evaluation.
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Police: Homeless man arrested in New York after pushing stranger into subway train
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