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Man arrested in hate attack on New York subway

A suspect in a racially motivated confrontation aboard New York’s F Train turned himself in to the New York Police Department Thursday.

The New York Post reports Nicholas Martin, 24, walked into the 105th Precinct in Queens and now faces two counts of assault.

He’s accused of hurling an anti-Asian comment at a 39-year-old man before stabbing him.

However, AMNY reports that police also say the victim made an anti-Black comment to Martin who then responded with an anti-Asian remark of his own.

Authorities say Martin then pulled out a knife and slashed the victim in the back and the neck before escaping.

Martin faces charges of assault and assault with a hate crime.

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