LOWER MANHATTAN – Police have arrested a woman accused of hitting a man with a chair and making anti-Hispanic comments at a Lower Manhattan McDonald’s.
Rosa Portelle, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody Wednesday morning, police said.
Portelle, 49, allegedly made anti-Hispanic statements at the victim outside a McDonald’s on Canal Street on March 25 then picked up a chair and hit the man in the face, police said.
The victim, 33, suffered a contusion to his face and was treated at Lower Manhattan Hospital – NewYork-Presbyterian, police said.
Portelle faces charges of second-degree assault and hate crime.AlertMe