Muslim girl who was harassed on subway has been found: police

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Yasmin Seweid

Yasmin Seweid

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. — A Muslim woman who was harassed on the subway last week and called a “terrorist” has been found after she was reported missing Friday night, Nassau County police said.

Yasmin Seweid, 18, was last seen Wednesday leaving her home in New Hyde Park. Police said she has been located as of Saturday morning.

Seweid was harassed on an uptown No. 6 train Thursday Dec. 2 near the 23rd Street subway station by three men who tried to rip off her hijab.

She said the men called her a terrorist and tried to grab her hijab saying “take that rag off your head.”

An alert was issued by police Friday evening saying Seweid, 18, had been missing since Wednesday.

Last week, Seweid spoke out about the incident.

Police are still searching for the men who allegedly targeted her in the subway.