Police arrest Brooklyn man, 32, captured on surveillance video ‘who kicks woman down subway station escalator after pushing past her and saying ‘Excuse me”
- Police arrested 32-year-old Bradley K. Hill, 32, on Friday and charged him with assault
- On the afternoon of Sept. 9, Hill kicked a woman off the escalator at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station in Boerum Hill, police say.
- Footage of the incident shows Hill dropping a woman in the chest after passing her on the escalator
- The incident was all because the unidentified victim, also 32, asked Hill to say “excuse me” after pushing past her on the drive to the street
- Hill, who was caught on surveillance video with a long, curly mane in a bun, was photographed on Friday during his walk with a fresh, short haircut.
A suspect believed to be the man caught on camera pushing a woman down an escalator at a New York subway station has been caught by police.
Police arrested 32-year-old Bradley K. Hill, 32, on Friday and charged him with assault.
He was filmed taking his criminal walk on Friday night, wearing a nice dark suit, an open-neck shirt, a Nike face mask and freshly buzzed hair.
On the afternoon of Sept. 9, Hill kicked a woman off the escalator at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station in Brooklyn, New York, police said.
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Bradley Hill, (center) was photographed Friday during his walk with a fresh haircut.
New York City police say the 32-year-old woman was assaulted after confronting a man who pushed her up the escalator at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center Station at 7:15 p.m.
Footage of the incident shows the 32-year-old drop kicking a woman in the chest after she passed her on the escalator.
She is caught tumbling down as he quietly walks away.
The incident allegedly happened because the unidentified victim, also 32, asked Hill to say “excuse me” after pushing past her on the drive to the street, she said. ABC 7 News earlier this week.
Police say Hill replied ‘I did it’ and suddenly kicked her in the chest.
“He just kicked me out of nowhere,” she said. “And I just came tumbling down the escalator, past everyone, all the way to the ground floor.”
The victim suffered cuts and bruises to her back, arms, legs, right knee, right thigh and left ankle, but refused medical attention, police said.
The NYPD found Hill (pictured) after an eight-day search and charged him with assault and attempted assault
She told ABC 7 that the incident left her traumatized.
“Say, excuse me, ‘that’s the New York way,’ and that was it,” she said. “And then out of nowhere he felt the need to kick me down the stairs. You know, like I had the guts to talk to him and tell him and say “excuse me” at that moment. He felt like he should just kick me down.’
He was charged with assault and attempted assault, it is unclear if he is currently in custody or on bail.