See It!: Wild Brooklyn Melee Erupts As NYPD Arrests Muslim Teen For Allegedly Taunting Jewish Subway Rider - VIDEOSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 04/19/2013 - 10:24
See It!: Wild Brooklyn Melee Erupts As NYPD Arrests Muslim Teen For Allegedly Taunting Jewish Subway Rider - VIDEO
Stephan Stowe, 17, was charged with harassment after telling Jewish rider ‘They should have killed all of you.’ Police also wrestled a woman to the ground and arrested her after angry onlookers swarmed the station's platform, snapping video and yelling at cops during the incident.
By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Published: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 2:10 PM
Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 4:08 PM
The attempted arrest of an allegedly hate-mongering teen aboard a Brooklyn subway quickly turned into a wild showdown between cops and a roiled mob, according to sources and video obtained by the Daily News.
The melee began when suspect Stephan Stowe, 17, and a group of eight friends approached a Jewish man wearing a yarmulke aboard a Brooklyn-bound 3 train just before 3 p.m. Monday, police sources said Wednesday.
"Assalamu Alaikum," Stowe said to the man, using a common greeting among Muslims that means, "Peace be with you," court documents allege.