Man caught on video pushing elderly man off MARTA train - Tucson News Now

Man caught on video pushing elderly man off MARTA train

ATLANTA (CBS46) -

MARTA police are looking for a man who was caught on video pushing an elderly man off a train.

Around 4 p.m. June 7, the unidentified man was seen pushing an elderly male patron and his walker off of the train at the East Lake Station.

MARTA released the following statement:

"MARTA is a very safe transit system and we will not tolerate this type of behavior. Customers who witness any suspicious, or possibly illegal activity, are encouraged to use the MARTA 'See& Say' app that can be downloaded to their smartphones and puts them in direct contact with police dispatchers. Train customers can also use the passenger intercom units located in every MARTA rail car which will enable them to immediately alert the operator if any problems arise."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call investigators at 404-848-4911.

WARNING: Video contains strong language.

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