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Police: Queens Man Arrested In Harassment Of Teen Girl On MTA Bus

Queens Anti-Muslim Statements Suspect

A surveillance image of a man who police say made anti-Muslim statements and spat on a 15-year-old girl on a bus in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

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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.

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