Last Updated on February 17, 2022
A man is in custody after violently shoving a woman headfirst into a subway car at DeKalb Avenue Station.
The viral video shows a man leaving an altercation with Thompson, before he shouts, “what?! what?!”
Shocking video shows a man shoving a woman into a train at a Brooklyn subway station Wednesday night in an unprovoked attack; Call NYPD if you can ID the suspect
— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) October 24, 2019
Thompson then moves a few steps before shoving the unsuspecting victim.
Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested and charged with assault, menacing, criminal trespassing and reckless endangerment after pushing a woman into a stationary train then jumping onto the tracks and fleeing into the tunnel.
Thompson is believed to have been responsible for pulling the emergency brakes dozens of times according to law enforcement.
According to The New York Post, Thompson was responsible for stalling 700 commutes by pulling the emergency brakes.
This was the third time Thompson had been arrested this year–and his eighteenth transit-related arrest.
BREAKING: Police say they’ve arrested Isaiah Thompson in connection with Subway push. Police call him a repeat offender, with over 14 transit related arrest. This picture is from previous arrest earlier this year for allegedly pulling subway break. @PIX11News #Brooklyn #NewYork pic.twitter.com/5jB7G8nqyd
— Cristian Benavides (@cbenavidesTV) October 24, 2019
Police have called Thompson a ‘repeat offender,’ racking up over a dozen transit-related arrests.
On an incident on May 21st, he was arrested on charges of first-degree criminal tampering, reckless endangerment and public lewdness.
The New York Post also reports that Thompson was arrested for using a knife in a fight last year.
Thompson, last November, had grabbed a woman and attempted to “throw” her in a similar incident.
Thompson also exposed his penis to commuters in another incident.
Isaiah Thompson has been arrested & charged w/ assault, menacing, criminal trespassing and reckless endangerment. This is his 3rd time this year being arrested, w/ previous charges such as subway surfing and pulling subway emergency brakes 37 different times. @ABC7NY https://t.co/3vIrOaoAZ9
— Morena Basteiro (@morenabasteiro) October 25, 2019
Thompson currently has six pending criminal cases in New York City.
The extent of the female victim’s injuries still remain unclear as to whether any have been sustained.
Law enforcement are yet to receive complaint on the victim’s behalf.
MTA President, Andy Byford, said, “Enough is enough. This individual is a criminal and it’s unacceptable that he be allowed to continue to create mayhem on the subways, mayhem he admits is deliberate, that puts riders’ and MTA employees’ lives at risk. He should be banned from the system – period.”