HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad says a conductor was shoved by a commuter in a fare dispute, prompting police to clear the train of riders.

Spokeswoman Marjorie Anders said the incident occurred at about 10 a.m. Friday on a train near the Westport station. The train was headed to New Haven and commuters were delayed 40 minutes.

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She said police from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority responded and local police apprehended a suspect who was handed over to MTA police.

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The suspect was booked Friday afternoon, but no other details were immediately available.

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