NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The man arrested in the hate crime slashing of a taxi driver was due back in court Monday.
Michael Enright, 21, was facing attempted murder charges in last week’s attack.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
He was being held in the psychiatric ward at Bellevue Hospital.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case, With Vaccine Hope On Horizon
Police said Enright reached through the cabs partition and slashed Ahmed Sharif after asking him if he was a Muslim.
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He was later invited to City Hall by Mayor Bloomberg.