“You caused coronavirus, b ****! : Three 15-year-old girls are arrested for hitting an Asian woman with an umbrella so hard she needed stitches and hurled racist abuse at her on a bus in New York City
- The group of four attacked the 51-year-old Asian woman on the MTA Bx13
- They then fled the vehicle when it arrived in Highbridge, The Bronx, New York
- The victim was rushed to a hospital by ambulance, where she received stitches
Three 15-year-old girls were arrested for beating an Asian woman with an umbrella so hard that she needed stitches and racially abused in a city bus in New York.
An attacker reportedly yelled at the 51-year-old victim, “You caused coronavirus b ****!” Before launching the attack while the bus was driving through Highbridge in The Bronx.
The group of four then fled the bus and three were quickly arrested by the police. NYPD is calling for help identifying the fourth attacker and has released her photo.
They are all accused of sexual assault, hatred and intimidation.
The police rely on information leading to the arrest of the fourth attacker. They are all accused of sexual assault, hatred and intimidation
The girls asked the woman why she wasn’t wearing a face mask before attacking her on the MTA Bx13 in Highbridge, the New York Post reports.
They then fled the vehicle when it stopped in Ogden Avenue and West 166th street.
A photo of the scene shows the attacker yet to be arrested and appears to be screaming over the vehicle.
Officers are offering a $ 2,500 reward for information that will lead to her arrest.
The victim was taken to a local hospital by ambulance after being cut in the head, where she received stitches. The attack took place on March 28 at 3:00 PM.
The attackers fled the bus at Ogden Avenue and West 166th Street (shown above)