BURLINGTON, N.J. — A five-year-old girl had to be rescued after a woman threw her onto the railroad tracks as a NJ Transit train was approaching in Burlington, WPVI-TV reports.
Officers responded to a call by an NJ Transit bus driver, who reported seeing something suspicious, and located a 20-year-old woman, who matched the description provided on the platform ramp. As they approached her, they say the suspect grabbed a five-year-old girl, who was standing next to her mother, and threw the child onto the railroad tracks as the train was approaching the station.
Officers jumped in front of the train to signal it to stop, while the child was removed from the tracks by the mother's boyfriend. The woman has been charged with attempted murder. For the full story, click here.