Woman Harasses Straphanger in Anti-Asian Attack at Delancey Street Station

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 at 5:01 am by

Photo: NYPD

A woman is wanted for harassing a fellow straphanger during the Friday morning commute, and threatening her with anti-Asian sentiments, police said.

The incident took place on the F train at 7:45am, just outside the Delancey Street/Essex Street subway station. The victim herself filmed the harassment in real time, showing the attacker cursing and slapping.

“She started yelling and cursing at me, being rude using continuously profanity you fuck Chinese don’t speak English, go back to China,” the victim chronicled in a a Facebook post. “She was on my face without the mask on.”

A Good Samaritan reportedly intervened, and helped separate the two.

This woman got on Delancey street F train at 7:45am, was mumbling, I had my airpod on and didn’t hear what’s she said. …

Posted by Jess Mo on Friday, May 15, 2020

The attacker is wanted for aggravated harassment.

This is the latest in an escalating trend of attacks against Asians, who are blamed for the spread of COVID-19.

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