Customer removed from Metro-North New Haven line train for refusing to wear facemask; train delayed in NY

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STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Metro-North Railroad train was delayed in New York on Sunday when police had to remove a customer who refused to wear a mask.

Metro-North tweeted Sunday just after 2:30 p.m. saying the 1:36 p.m. train on the New Haven Line traveling from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford (#6334) was operating with a 15-20 minute delay due to police activity.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Deputy Communications Director Aaron Donovan confirmed to News 8, the train was delayed for 18 minutes at the Pelham, New York, station after police had to remove a train customer who refused to wear a mask.

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