Man pushes woman onto tracks of East Village subway station

A deranged man shoved a woman onto the tracks at an East Village subway station Tuesday night, cops said.

Police said the 49-year-old victim was standing on the uptown F platform at Second Ave. and Houston St. stop when someone shoved her from behind and launched her onto the tracks just before 9 p.m.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) worker enters a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
MTA workers work to repair the tracks following yesterday's train derailment at 125th Street Subway Station in Harlem on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (Photo by Anthony DelMundo/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 -- A staff member of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) stands guard at the entrance of 125 Street Station in Harlem, New York, the United States on June 27, 2017. At least 34 people were injured from a subway derailment in upper Manhattan of New York city Tuesday morning, fire officials said. (Xinhua/Yang Shilong via Getty Images)
MTA workers work to repair the tracks following yesterday's train derailment at 125th Street Subway Station in Harlem on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (Photo by Anthony DelMundo/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 -- Rescuers stand by near the site of a subway derailment in Harlem, New York, the United States, on June 27, 2017. At least 34 people were injured from a subway derailment in upper Manhattan of New York City Tuesday morning, fire officials said. (Xinhua/Xu Keshuang via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: An Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) worker grabs a glove while entering a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) workers stand outside of a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Firefighters walk near a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Firefighters walk near a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Firefighters walk near a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: An Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) worker stands near a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: A Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) worker enters a Harlem subway station where a morning train derailment occurred on June 27, 2017 in New York City. Thirty-four people suffered minor injuries in the subway derailment which causes major delays throughout the morning and afternoon. This is the latest incident for the MTA, the largest subway system in the country, and has city officials scrambling to make repairs and updates to the aging system. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Luckily, no trains were approaching, and a group of good Samaritans pulled her back onto the platform, cops said.

Medics took the victim to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, including a cut to her head, cops said.

The pusher, described by police as a black man in his 20s wearing dark clothing, escaped.

On July 19, a 32-year-old straphanger tried to shove an MTA conductor into the path of a southbound B train at Columbus Circle, and on April 14, a 24-year-old man groped a young actress on the F train platform at 14th St., then shoved her onto the tracks.

Her alleged attacker, Kimani Stephenson, 24 faces attempted murder charges.

The victim, Bonnie Currie, 22, called the attack “that nightmare every woman has in New York.”

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