Woman Harasses Straphanger in Anti-Asian Attack at Delancey Street Station
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. …
The attacker is wanted for aggravated harassment.
We need your help IDing this individual who is sought for the aggravated harassment of a subway rider where anti-Asian statements were made. Incident took place on 5/15 at 7:45 AM on an F-train near Delancey St/Essex St station. Contact CrimeStoppers @NYPDTips if you can help. pic.twitter.com/b5V1Otp1xR
— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) May 17, 2020