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Woman spits, throws soda on teenage passenger in anti-Muslim rant on B6 bus: police

Posted at 8:28 PM, Aug 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-24 20:28:55-04

BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — A woman riding a B6 bus in Brooklyn hurled anti-Muslim statements toward an 18-year-old woman Friday night as she spat on her, and later threw a cup of soda at her, police said Saturday.

Police say this woman made anti-Muslim statements, spat on and threw a drink on an 18-year-old woman riding a city bus.

The woman exited the bus at Bay Ridge Parkway and Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst after throwing the drink.

Police described the woman as approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, approximately 200 pounds, with brown hair tied with an orange, yellow and white scarf. She was last seen wearing glasses, a gray T-shirt, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.

Officials call the incident an aggravated harassment.

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