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A use-of-force investigation is underway after an year-old woman was pulled off a Metro train and arrested Monday afternoon by an LAPD officer who she said confronted her for having her foot on a train seat. The incident was captured on a cellphone video that was shared to Facebook, earning nearly 1 million views by midday Tuesday. Bethany Renee Nava of North Hollywood was riding the train when police say she was being loud and boisterous, prompting her to be removed and arrested, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said. In the video, Nava and other witnesses repeatedly say that the girl had only had her foot on a seat in the train when the officer confronted her. In the video, the officer — who wears a sergeant's stripes on his uniform sleeve — motions to Nava to get out of her seat. He says, "I already told you what to do and you didn't. You disobeyed me. You're getting off the train. Stop," Nava can be heard saying, using an expletive at the sergeant.
Police say a year-old man holding his young daughter jumped onto the tracks as a train pulled into the station. It all happened in front of a packed platform of commuters. The father grabbed the little girl by the wrist and pulled her on to the tracks. Rescuers pull a 5-year-old girl from underneath the train after her father jumped in front of it with her.
A man was arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment after a video posted on social media showed him grabbing a woman and carrying her off a New York City subway as she screamed for help, police said. Sonny Alloway, 48, was taken into custody on Monday in the Bronx after he was found to have "physically removed a victim from a train and prevent the victim from leaving," New York police said. The incident happened at around a.