Dream Commisso, 19, was arrested on hate crime, assault, harassment and menacing charges stemming from a vicious Nov. 19 attack on a 42-year-old Asian man.
Published: 2022-12-01 03:07 pm
NYC woman, 19, charged with hate crime for ‘Asian pig’ subway attack
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A 19-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with a hate crime in a vile attack on a subway rider who was punched, kicked and called an “Asian pig” during a fight over seats, police said.

Dream Commisso of Manhattan was nabbed Tuesday night in East Harlem and booked on charges of assault as a hate crime, aggravated harassment, assault, menacing and harassment.

According to police, Commisso, another woman and a man were aboard a shuttle train from Grand Central to Times Square at 8p.m. on Nov. 19 when they approached a seated couple and demanded that they give up their seats.

The 42-year-old man and his 41-year-old female companion, who are both Asian, apparently refused to get up, triggering a hateful turn.

Police said the trio of suspects spewed anti-Asian abuse at the straphanger, and punched and kicked the man, leaving him with a small cut.

The suspects fled the train at Times Square. Two remain at large and are being sought by cops.

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Pictured is one of two women suspected of yelling racial abuse at an Asian couple.
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One of the female suspects in the hate crime attack is still on the loose.
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A male suspect is still being sought by police in connection with the Nov. 19 attack.

The male victim refused medical attention for his minor injury.

Commisso is being represented by a public defender. She is due back in Manhattan Criminal Court on Dec. 5.

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