As a subway train left the L’Enfant Plaza station in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, a man on board realized he had just missed his stop.
Instead of doing what most of us would do — ride to the next stop and get on the next train going in the opposite direction — he decided to pull the emergency release.
Along with that version events, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority released a video that shows the man pry the doors open and then, with his child in tow, run away from the train.
The man’s decision and an earlier malfunction resulted in a hellish commute for riders:
“The man is now being sought by Metro Transit Police,” NBC Washington reports.
The sentiment on all of this was captured on Twitter: