Horrifying new video captures an out-of-control New York Metropolis subway rider mercilessly beating one other straphanger unconscious in entrance of different passengers — in what cops are calling a possible hate crime.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Unit tweeted out footage of the violent incident, and the division mentioned the assault is being investigated for possible bias.
Nevertheless, sources mentioned cops are nonetheless ready for the sufferer to return ahead earlier than they’ll decide whether or not there was any.
It wasn’t clear what sparked Sunday’s prepare beat-down, regulation enforcement sources mentioned — however a lady might be heard on the footage being requested what prompted the assault and replying, “He referred to as him a n—-r.”
The video exhibits a person dressed all in black pummeling his male sufferer earlier than placing him in a chokehold that leaves him limp, crumpled on the ground — as different riders futilely urge the assailant to cease.
“Cease, cease, cease, cease, cease!” a feminine rider shouts on the attacker, who ignores her as he continues to rain blows on the sufferer.
The assailant then glares over his black face masks on the different riders — with the sufferer mendacity immobile at his toes — earlier than fleeing the prepare.
Regulation enforcement sources mentioned cops imagine the incident occurred on a J prepare on the Kosciuszko Road station in Brooklyn.
The incident is simply a part of the current crime wave crippling New York Metropolis’s subway system.