The woman was riding the G train to Queens when someone on the train grabbed her feet. She got off at the next stop, but was caught from behind and raped twice before fleeing, per the article. Two MTA employees witnessed the scene and notified their superiors, but did not attempt to take any other action. This week, a judge ruled that they had no obligation to take further action, MSNBC reports.
Twitter users reacted to the story with shock and outrage.