Dean James at Right Wing Tribune
A black thug was seen kicking a 78-year-old lady in the face and body as she sat there helplessly during a savage attack on a subway in the Bronx.
New York Post reports that the woman, who was alone, tries to defend herself as he continues to attack her — all while other straphangers can be heard shouting in the background.
As the train was stopped at Nereid Avenue, the man yells something at his victim before turning around, looking at the camera and shouting, “WorldStar that, my n—a.” — referring to the popular social media page that is filled with violent videos. He then got off the train.
The attack was caught on video and was posted on Twitter:
He’s crazy that’s somebody grandmother. Rt and find this asshole pic.twitter.com/p7rkNtMrUo
— Rello. (@BKLYNRELL1) March 21, 2019
No one called 911 right away, police said, and the person behind the camera continued recording the woman as she held her hand to her head.
Cops weren’t notified until the train arrived at the next and last stop, at Wakefield-241st Street station, when a bystander approached a police officer in the station.
“It’s terrible,” an MTA worker told the Post on Friday at the Nereid Avenue station. “I can’t believe something like that could happen.”
The employee, who asked to remain anonymous, said community affairs officers had been to the station Friday morning. They showed her the video, she said, but she did not recognize him.
The victim was treated at the station by EMS for bleeding and swelling, but refused additional medical attention.
Investigators are hoping to speak to the victim, and are searching for her attacker.
NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea pleading with the public in a tweet to come forward with any information about the attack.
“Individual below is WANTED for a heinous attack of an elderly woman aboard a #2 train on March 10, 2019, at approx 3:10am, at the Nereid Ave Station in the #Bronx,” he tweeted. “If you know who he is or have info, contact CRIMESTOPPERS @NYPDTips ANONYMOUSLY 800-577-TIPS #YourCityYourCall.”
Individual below is WANTED for a heinous attack of an elderly woman aboard a #2 train on March 10, 2019, at approx 3:10am, at the Nereid Ave Station in the #Bronx. If you know who he is or have info, contact CRIMESTOPPERS @NYPDTips ANONYMOUSLY 800-577-TIPS #YourCityYourCall pic.twitter.com/mmrhdkEhmh
— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) March 22, 2019
An MTA official promised the agency would do all it can to help catch the thug.
“This is an extremely disturbing video,” said spokeswoman Amanda Kwan. “The NYPD is actively investigating this incident and we will offer any and all assistance we can provide.”
God Bless this poor lady.
This thug needs to be incarcerated.