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Parolee charged with hurling anti-Asian slurs and shoving man on Manhattan subway

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Parolee charged with hurling anti-Asian slurs and shoving man on Manhattan subway

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A parolee is accused for hurling a racial slur at an Asian man on the Manhattan subway before shoving him, according to the New York Post.

Tandika Wright, 35, allegedly approached the victim last month, saying, “‘Hey, are you ac-k? You brought the virus here. You killed my people,” authorities said. She then allegedly pushed the man and left.

Wright was arrested more than a month later, according to the Post, and is now charged with “aggravated harassment based on race or religion.”

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Wright was previously in prison from 2015 to 2019 before being paroled after being convicted of attempted first-degree manslaughter. The parole which is due to expire in March 2025.

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She also served a prison sentence from 2011 to 2013 for fourth-degree arson and has already been arrested nearly 35 times.

Parolee charged with hurling anti-Asian slurs and shoving man on Manhattan subway

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