A woman was arrested in the United States for pushing a three-year-old girl onto a train track in incidents last week in the city of Portland in the west of the country.
According to local media, the girl was at a subway station with her mother when the attack took place.
The woman, identified as 32-year-old Brianna Les Workman, was behind the child and her mother and got up and pushed the minor. According to video footage from a security camera and information from the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.
Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt said in a statement that after being pushed, the girl fell onto a subway rail and was quickly rescued by bystanders.
The woman was charged with multiple charges, including disorderly conduct in the first and third degrees and attempted assault.
“The prosecutor announced that 32-year-old Brianna Les Workman will be charged with attempted assault in the first degree, assault in the third degree, interference with public transportation, disorderly conduct in the second degree and recklessly endangering another person,” the prosecutor said. has been charged.” the prosecutor said.
For his part, the minor suffered a severe headache and was left with a small red mark on his forehead after the incident, however, he is in good health.
Naked man hanging from subway tracks in New York fell from a height of 6 meters
residents saw a strange situation and Pedestrians in a downtown section of the BronxIn the Big Apple, when on December 23, he witnessed how, for a few minutes, a man of Afro descent, completely naked, lowered himself down one of the subway platforms and, finally, in front of dozens of people Curious, falls on the pavement from a height of about 6 meters.
Although no further context was known about the reasons for this. The man hanged naked from the railway trackssome local media like new york post A is held responsible for the situation psychological imbalance,
Although the incident caused a particular stir in the Bronx sector, it managed to spread to other corners of the city, the United States and the world, thanks to the fact that some passers-by who witnessed the scene captured it on video. were able to capture. with their mobile phones.
Briefly, the video circulating through social networks initially showing how a completely naked man hangs from an elevated subway station, clinging to the platform with only one hand, aroused particular intrigue, and more, taking into account a transportation service vehicle was arriving,
Even seeing the situation on the platform, the metro operator reduces the speed he was running and after a few seconds, it is seen how the man decides to fall down from a great height, fell to the pavement, where he remained motionless for a few minutes until help arrived,
According to local media in the United States, the incidents occurred in a sector located between Westchester and Metropolitan Avenues in the Bronx, causing great concern among those who witnessed the incident.
According to what was seen in the video, in addition to the intrigue and horror created by seeing the man dangling from the subway station, the impact was even greater for those who witnessed the incident when the man fell to the pavement, well, first of all Doubts arose whether he had managed to survive.
In the video, you can see how some people who were close to the spot where he fell try to run away, while others run to help him.
“He dropped, he dropped,” the man responsible for recording the video is heard saying as he runs towards the spot where the man was released.
In place, it is seen how a man of Afro descent is on the sidewalk, a few meters away from the pedestrian crossing, and very close to where the vehicles pass.
Although the person recording the video turns it off, it is possible to hear him warning of the need to inform the police.
Although the video was released on 27 December, Local media confirm that the incident did indeed take place on 23 DecemberAlso disclosing that it was later established that the person who was thrown from the Metro tracks is a 20-year-old man, who was taken alive to a nearby hospital.
At the time of the arrival of emergency bodies, he reported that the patient was “conscious and alert”.
Beyond the fact, what happened in the middle of the Big Apple has started a new conversation in the United States. importance of mental health And a large number of people, who suffered from such maladies even before the pandemic, a scenario in which cases of depression and anxiety skyrocketed.
After the publication of the video on social networks, what could be called the “entertainment society” was also questioned, questioning whether the people who recorded the video and witnessed the events, They were more concerned with the documentary record than helping the man, because as he was hanging from the subway track, it was clear he was in danger.,
However, countering these statements, other internet users have pointed out that such scenarios, beyond the solidarity they should spark in the community, should also be viewed as dangerous events, so the right way to act is up to the authorities. had to give the warning first, and not after the man had already fallen to the ground.