NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD K9 dog was credited Wednesday with finding a suspect who allegedly jumped a subway turnstile and threw an officer to the ground.
Police sources told WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman the man tried to skip out on paying at the 16th Street and Eighth Avenue entrance to the 14th Street A, C and E train stop. A female transit officer chased the suspect up to the street, where there was a scuffle, sources said.READ MORE: Funeral Held For NYPD Det. Jason Rivera, 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
The suspect threw the officer to the ground and got away, but left a gray shirt and baseball cap behind, sources said.