Authorities arrest man wielding kitchen knife while subway surfing

The NYPD has already taken enforcement action on 87 subway surfers this year, nearly tripling its enforcement from 2022.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2023, 4:37 PM

Updated 250 days ago

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A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he was seen subway surfing on the D train at the Columbus Circle station, according to police.
Police say Derik Sobre was subway surfing with a 9-inch kitchen knife on him. He has since been charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, reckless endangerment and criminal trespass.
The NYPD has already taken enforcement action on 87 subway surfers this year, nearly tripling its enforcement from 2022.


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