A man has been charged with a hate crime for allegedly repeatedly stabbing a New York City taxi driver after asking him if he is Muslim, authorities said.
Michael Enright, 21, of Brewster, New York, was arrested for assault, aggravated harassment, and criminal possession of a weapon following Tuesday evening’
s attack, police said.
A police source said the suspect hailed the cab at East 24th Street and 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. The source said the crime apparently occurred while the cabbie drove the suspect about twenty blocks.
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