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.READ MORE: Coroner Confirms Remains Found Are Gabby Petito's, Says Manner Of Death Is A Homicide As Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie
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.READ MORE: 7 Pedestrians Hurt After Being Struck By A Vehicle In The Bronx; Hunt Continues For Driver, Passenger
He is charged with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing.MORE NEWS: Blind Brook Board Meeting Gets Heated Over Continued Closure Of Ridge Street Elementary School
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