On Thursday, Feb. 29, in the wee hours of the morning, MTA train conductor Alton Scott, 59, was brutally assaulted. Just as he had stuck his head out of the conductor’s window of a Far-Rockaway-bound A train at the Rockaway Ave. stop in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, NY, a man attacked him, slashing him in the neck, possibly with a box-cutter. Some commuters and a doctor on the scene helped him as 911 was called. He required 34 stitches and nine sutures to close the wound. TWU Local 100 President Richard Davis called the incident attempted murder.

Read the full story by Evan Simko-Bednarski for the Daily News, published February 29, 2024, here:


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