MTA: Man Got Into Argument With Train Conductor Over Fare Collection

Police in Suffolk County are looking for a man who they say threatened a Long Island Rail Road conductor on Aug. 20, 2020. (Credit; MTA)

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Suffolk County are looking for a man who they say threatened a Long Island Rail Road conductor.

It happened Thursday night at the Brentwood station.

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The MTA says he got into a fight with the conductor on the Penn Station-bound train when he was trying to collect the fare.

The suspect allegedly pulled out a folded pocket knife then escaped through an emergency window.

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The man did not unfold the pocket knife, according to officials.

The investigation is ongoing.

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