Police say a homeless man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly pushing a 72-year-old man onto a subway platform in Manhattan Friday afternoon.
Rudralall Baldao, 57, was also charged with assault for shoving the man onto the train platform at 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue at around 4:30 p.m.
Police say straphangers at the station helped the man, who had been waiting for the A train with his wife, back up before a train came. He remained hospitalized Saturday, having suffered a fractured skull and broken collarbone.
Information on a lawyer for Baldao was not immediately available.
First published November 23 2013, 1:39 PM