The victim was on the southbound F Train when the suspect walked over to him and hit him several times in the face, police said.
Wiley Reynolds, 49, is facing charges for failing to exercise control of a minor.
A 3-year-old boy was found safe in Newark Friday evening, hours after vanishing when his grandfather got on a subway train in Brooklyn with him and fell asleep, police said.
The number of alerts issued about MTA subway delays has jumped 35 percent in the past two years, according to a report released Tuesday by a watchdog group.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigators have been zeroing in on a recently-installed rail as the cause of a derailment on the F Train last week, and have been trying to determine whether other rails have the same defects.
Crews were working Sunday morning to repair the subway tracks and remove the rest of the F train that derailed in Queens on Friday.
Local service was restored to the E and F lines Saturday afternoon, but service was suspended again overnight Saturday into Sunday so that crews can finish cleaning up.
The derailment happened on the express tracks around 10:40 a.m. in a tunnel about 1,200 feet south from the 65th Street station in Woodside.
Nearly seven hours after an F Train derailed in Woodside, Queens, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were still working to determine what went wrong.
Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an assault last week on an F Train in Queens.
Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City’s underground subway stations.
The NYPD has sent out officers to investigate, after a teenager snapped a photo of someone resembling the missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.
Overnight train service between Queens and Manhattan on the E, F, M and R subway lines will be disrupted this week for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s FASTRACK repair program.
Social media was flooded this weekend with documentation of a frustrating commute on the F Train, in which passengers ended up stuck in a tunnel for two and a half hours.
A 62-year-old woman told police that she was walking past a suspect who was sitting on a bench. As she walked past him the man grabbed her bag, threatened her with a firearm, stole her wallet and fled the scene.