NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A homeless man has been arrested in an attack on a subway conductor inside a Brooklyn station.

Kevin Harrison, 55, was charged with assault and reckless endangerment.

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Police said he pushed the conductor into the path of an oncoming train Tuesday at the Hoyt Schermerhorn station.

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The train stopped in time to get the conductor to safety. He is being treated for rib and spinal fractures.

Investigators said the attack was unprovoked.

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