CALGARY — A woman in Calgary has been charged with attempted murder after another woman was pushed in front of a light-rail transit train.
Police say a man and a woman in her 60s were waiting for train on a platform near Stampede Park on Thursday afternoon when they were approached from behind.
Investigators say the woman was shoved onto the tracks as a train was arriving at the station.
The train was able to stop in time, but the woman was seriously injured and taken to hospital in life-threatening condition.
A suspect was taken into custody by a transit officer.
Stephanie Favel, who is 35, is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and breach of probation
Police believe the attack was random and unprovoked.