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Video Captures Subway Suspect Wanted for Knocking Mother, Son Down Stairs

The NYPD Asian Hate Crime Task Force is investigating

A man exiting a subway station in New York City is suspected of knocking a mother and son down a flight of stairs.

Police released video of the man wanted in connection with knocking a mother and son down stairs at a Manhattan subway station, leaving the 58-year-old woman in critical condition.

The pair were exiting the Canal Street Station before 10 a.m. Saturday when an unidentified male walking behind them assaulted the mother and son, police say.

According to police, the suspect made a complaint about the 22-year-old victim's backpack before pulling on the bag and causing the mother and son to fall down the stairs.

The 58-year-old woman was left with severe head trauma and was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, police say. Her son had no significant injuries.

Police say the suspect fled the station. The NYPD Asian Hate Crime Task Force is investigating.

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