NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An arrest has been made in connection with the hateful harassment of a teenage girl on a bus in Queens.
The incident happened on a Q88 Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus at Horace Harding Expressway and Kissena Boulevard on April 7, police said.
Perry Germano, 50, of Queens approached the 15-year-old female victim, made anti-Muslim statements, spat on her and raised his fist while threatening to punch her, police said.
He is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories:
- Donald Trump: China Needs To Make North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un ‘Disappear’
- Police: Mother And 2 Daughters Killed, 1 Child In Critical Condition After Stabbing At Ramada Inn On Staten Island
- NYPD Officer Shot While Patrolling Melrose Houses Released From Hospital
- Shinnecock Nation Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary On Tribal Land