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MTA: Subway Rant Leads To Arrests, Leaves 1 Injured

Confrontation Leads To Emergency Brake Being Pulled, MTA Says
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A D train arrives. (Credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Five people were arrested, and one person was injured, after a man began ranting and got into a confrontation with other passengers on a subway train this week.

As 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the man on the Brooklyn-bound D Train was ranting at people and pushing them in the Thursday night incident.

Others became involved, and the emergency brake was pulled just past the Grant Street station, the MTA said.

One person was injured in the melee, the MTA said.

Five people were ultimately arrested at the DeKalb Avenue station, the MTA said. Police have not indicated why they were taken into custody.

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