Cops busted a person who spewed anti-Asian remarks at a straphanger earlier than slashing him throughout a battle on a Brooklyn prepare this week, authorities mentioned.
Nicholas Martin, 24, turned himself in on the one hundred and fifth Precinct in Queens Thursday, and faces two counts of assault — one as a hate crime — in connection to the Tuesday afternoon assault, cops mentioned.
The 39-year-old sufferer was driving a southbound F prepare approaching the York Street station in Dumbo simply earlier than 3 p.m. when he bought right into a dispute with Martin, who in some unspecified time in the future hurled an anti-Asian remark at him, authorities mentioned.
The dispute turned bodily – with the suspect slashing the sufferer within the chest and the again of the neck, cops mentioned.
When the prepare stopped at York Street station, Martin ran off.
The sufferer was handled for his accidents at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit was investigating the incident.