Pepper Spray Attacks Investigated As Anti-White Hate Crimes In Harlem

March 12, 2019

A woman is facing charges for a two-day string of attacks in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx that is being investigated as a possible hate crime, according to police and reports.

A woman is accused of assaulting 11 people, attacking many with pepper spray, on Friday and Saturday, in a series of anti-white crimes, the New York Post reported. Heard was arrested on Saturday afternoon near East 187th Street and Crotona Avenue in the Bronx, according to the report.

The attacks began around noon on Friday at the West 125 Street and Lenox Avenue subway station in Harlem, police said. Heard pepper sprayed a 29-year-old man inside the station before fleeing and spraying five more victims on the street, police said.

About an hour later, another attack was reported on the Upper West Side. This time, a 30-year-old woman was sprayed in the face while waiting for a train on the platform of the West 96th Street and Broadway subway station, police said.

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west 42nd street, Los Angeles, CA, 90008, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Read the entire article here.

We're your source for local coverage, we count on your support. SPONSOR US!
Your support is crucial in maintaining a healthy democracy and quality journalism. With your contribution, we can continue to provide engaging news and free access to all.
accepted credit cards

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

AARP Local