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Apparent Firecracker Causes Scare On F Train Subway

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A loud noise – believed to be a firecracker – caused a scare on the F train Friday morning.

It happened at around 9:30 a.m. on the F train at 23rd and Sixth Avenue in Chelsea.

The NYPD said theyre investigating reports someone threw a firecracker into the subway car.

As officers are on scene at 14th St and 23rd St investigating reports that someone threw a firecracker into a subway car on the F train we ask anyone who witnessed the incident to call 911 with any timely information

— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) May 31, 2019

The resulting pop sent passengers scrambling.

“You cant make this up. Entire train car ran, leaving belonging[s],” passenger Amelia Vogler wrote on Twitter. “Maniacal laughter from perpetrator. My left ear is messed up now.”

More from scene of #Ftrain attack, everyone disembarked from 23 St. people were running through train cars trying to escape. One woman lost a shoe, carnage of spilled coffees, groceries, etc.

— Amelia Vogler (@Amelia_Vogler) May 31, 2019

EMS says one person was taken to Bellevue Hospital with a minor injury.>Read More – Source

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