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Parolee accused in anti-Asian hate crime in NY subway station

New York City police say they arrested a woman with 35 prior arrests including a conviction for attempted manslaughter in an incident on a subway platform.

The New York Post reports Tandika Wright, 35, is accused of screaming to an Asian American man “Hey, are you a ch*nk? You people brought the virus here. You people killed my people.”

Authorities then say she shoved the man on a platform. The arrest happened a month after the incident and a week after a man shoved Michelle Go into an oncoming subway train and killed her.

According to the Post Millennial, prosecutors charged Wright with aggravated harassment based on race or religion.

Police told the New York Post that Wright previously served four years in prison from 2015 to 2019 for attempted manslaughter in the first degree.

Prior to that, she spent two years in jail for a fourth-degree arson charge.

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