Shocking video shows man in Hong Kong pushing female cleaner onto train tracks

A man was arrested in Hong Kong last Saturday morning (Oct 21) for allegedly shoving a cleaner onto train tracks. 

The incident happened in Yuen Long Town and was captured on closed-circuit television (CCTV), reports The Straits Times

In the footage of the video shared by Facebook user Ellis Kwong, the 59-year-old cleaner, Ms Leung could be seen standing on the platform and waving to a colleague on an opposing platform. 

According to the timestamp on the video, the day was October 21, around 10.22am. 

The 56-year-old suspect sneaked up behind her and pushed her with his right hand, causing the cleaner to fall off the platform.

He walked away calmly after that. 

Fortunately, there was no train approaching as the cleaner lay on the tracks. 

The suspected was later arrested near the terminal, for his alleged involvement in the case of assault, causing bodily harm. 

A police spokesman said:

"The woman suffered injuries to her jaw and was sent to Pok Oi Hospital for treatment.”

The case is currently under investigation by officers from the Yuen Long criminal investigation division.