Group Accused of Beating Teen on Subway in Anti-Black Attack Sought by Police
Erica Brosnan, Spectrum News, March 14, 2023
Police are searching for several individuals in connection with an attack on a 15-year-old boy with autism on board a subway train Friday afternoon.
The group pulled the teen off the train and onto the northbound platform and began making anti-Black statements, police said. They then struck the teen multiple times in the head and body, according to police.
Three hispanics hurl racial slurs as they chase down and assault an autistic black child on the new R211 subway in New York City.
This can’t go unnoticed! pic.twitter.com/XO5ASExow9
— HIM🇺🇸 (@AagainDiditPT3) March 12, 2023
More video spills out about @NYCTSubway incident while @NYPD34Pct is investigating into the hate crime involving 3 hispanics & one child w/autism. Currently the three suspects remain at large. Charges were filed and a warrant for the arrests of the 3 suspects have been issued pic.twitter.com/YbMnBi39fg
— HIM🇺🇸 (@AagainDiditPT3) March 14, 2023
The teen suffered a laceration to his lip, as well as pain and bruising, according to the NYPD. He was taken to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in stable condition.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident. No arrests have been made as of Tuesday and the investigation remains ongoing.