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Man Claiming To Be FBI Agent Halts Metro-North Train

Metro-North Railroad

FILE — Metro-North Railroad (credit: CBSNewYork)


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TUCKAHOE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A man claiming to be an FBI agent pulled the emergency brake and halted a Metro-North train in Westchester County early Saturday.

The man pulled the emergency brake at near the Tuckahoe station around 2:40 a.m., Metro-North said.

The railroad called police, but the man ran off before police could catch him, the railroad said.

The train was restarted 10 minutes after the brake was pulled and went on its way, Metro-North said.

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