Hispanic Arrested for Hammer Attack on New York Subway The State

José Moreno was arrested on suspicion of attacking a passenger with a hammer at a subway station in Upper Manhattan.

Moreno, 47, was arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with two counts of battery, according to the New York police.

Supposedly hit the unidentified passenger on the back of the head with a hammer while waiting for the train on Sunday around 11 a.m., inside the 175th St station on Line A, in Washington Heights.

“I’m going to fuck … someone,” the deranged man shouted before the random attack, he detailed New York Post. Then he fled in an unknown direction. The 46-year-old stunned victim sought the help of the booth clerk at the station, but did not need to be hospitalized.

The violence and “mental health crisis” that the city is experiencing are wreaking havoc on the transportation system, recently denounced the city’s transit chief (NYC Transit), Sarah Feinberg, in a new letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio.


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