MTA worker's son reportedly behind subway explosion

The 16-year-old is accused of throwing a metal sign onto the tracks before a train pulled in.

The 16-year-old is accused of throwing a metal sign onto the tracks before a train pulled in. (4/9/15)

BROOKLYN - The teenager accused of causing a small explosion at a Brooklyn subway station last week is reportedly the son of an MTA worker. 

According to the New York Post, the mother of 16-year-old Keyshawn Brown is a subway train conductor. 

Police say Brown tossed a metal MTA sign onto the tracks at the Nostrand Avenue stop in Bed-Stuy. He's accused of videotaping what happened as a train pulled into the station and struck the object. 

The newspaper also reports that Brown is allegedly a member of an underground gang called the Rail Fan Conquerors. 

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