By Associated Press - Friday, May 31, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) - Police are investigating reports that someone threw a lit firecracker into a New York City subway car.

It happened on the F line between the 14th Street and 23rd Street stations at about 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Riders posted on Twitter that panicked passengers spilled out of the train at 23rd Street. Some left their possessions behind.

A Fire Department spokesman said one person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Service on the line was briefly disrupted during the investigation.

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