Manhattan man left blind by subway attack sues city, MTA


A Manhattan man left blind in one eye after being attacked in the subway says the city has failed to keep the transit system safe.

Chris Anguisaca, 21, was coming home from a shift at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey on Feb. 14, 2022, when a crazed man on the A train suddenly accosted him.

The man approached Anguisaca and a friend and began hurling insults, calling him “Mexican,” before lunging at him and stabbing him in the left eye.

“At first he tried to, like, put it in my throat. He tried to kill me,” he said.

The assailant fled the 6 a.m. attack once the train pulled into the Dyckman Street station.

Now Anguiscaca is suing the city, the Transit Authority, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority in Manhattan Supreme Court for failing to keep the subways safe, failing to maintain adequate security cameras, and failing to have trained…

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