NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A suspect accused of assaulting a subway conductor was taken into custody Monday.
MTA sources said the incident happened after an E train pulled into the 53rd Street-Fifth Avenue station around 10 a.m.READ MORE: 2-Year-Old Shot In Newark
A person on the platform, who police identified as Jahaid Turner, allegedly spit on the conductor and kicked them in the knee.READ MORE: Teen Shot In The Hand On Upper East Side Monday Morning
Another MTA worker on the platform was able to hold the suspect until police arrived.
Turner was charged with several counts, including second degree assault and harassment.MORE NEWS: Met Gala Making Its Comeback In September