Woman pushed to her death at Times Square subway station

A deranged man shoved an Asian woman to her death in front of an oncoming subway train Saturday morning in Times Square, police and sources told The Post.

The horrifying episode unfolded at around 9:40 a.m. when the unidentified woman was struck by a southbound R train at the Times Square N/Q/R line on West 42nd Street and Broadway, an NYPD spokeswoman said.

The woman was pushed from the Q train platform.
Brigitte Stelzer for NY Post
The attacked appeared to be random and unprovoked.
The attack appeared to be random.
Brigitte Stelzer

The attack appeared random, sources said.

“A person of interest has been taken into custody,” the department spokeswoman said.

Police could be seen leading away a disheveled-looking man in a ripped sweatshirt

The victim was with two other women when she was pushed, a police source said.

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