Woman charged with attempted murder after throwing girl onto NJ transit track

BURLINGTON, N.J. — A New Jersey woman has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly throwing a young girl in front of an NJ Transit light rail train, police said.

Autumn Matacchiera, 20, allegedly grabbed a young girl she did not know and shoved her in front of an oncoming NJ transit train Friday.

Officers acted fast and were able to stop the train. The 5-year-old girl suffered minor injuries and was treated in the hospital and released to her mother.

On Friday, around 8:30 p.m.,...

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