July 18, 2024



NYC man accused of robbing and pushing Asian woman onto subway tracks in Times Square claims he was acting in self-defense

Daily Mail UK

The attorney for the man accused of robbing and pushing an Asian woman onto the subway tracks in New York City‘s Times Square says he was acting in self-defense. 

Carlos Ortiz, 32, was charged with assault after allegedly snatching the purse of a 36-year-old woman at the 42nd Street subway station on Friday afternoon and shoving her into the tracks.  

Good Samaritans rescued the victim from the track and detained the Ortiz until police arrived to arrest him. 

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