Queens Man Turns Himself In For Brooklyn Subway Stabbing
June 4, 2022
BROOKLYN, NY—A Queens man was arrested Thursday for slashing an Asian man during a hate-fueled argument on a Brooklyn subway.
Nicholas Martin, 24, turned himself in at the 105th Precinct in Queens on Thursday, and faces two counts of assault—one as a hate crime—in connection to the Tuesday afternoon knife attack, reports the New York Post.
The incident happened around 2:55 p.m. on May 31. A 39-year-old Asian man allegedly got into a verbal dispute with Martin while on board a southbound F train approaching the York Street station.
The NYPD says the victim made an anti-Black remark to Martin, who then allegedly became irate and sparked the argument with the victim and made an anti-Asian remark.