Mohammed Othman accused of three anti-Semitic attacks in Manhattan on May 20.
The New York police arrested Mohammad Othman, 24, for allegedly throwing fireworks and burning a Jewish woman in Manhattan on May 20th.
The attack took place during a pro-Israel rally.
The police also charged Othman with two other anti-Semitic attacks during the same rally:
- First-degree gang assault as a hate crime
- Third-degree assault as a hate crime
- Second-degree reckless endangerment as a hate crime
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⚠️UPDATE: Arrested, Mohammed Othman, 24, of Staten Island, and charged for three separate anti-Semitic Hate Crime Assaults that occurred Thursday May 20th, at 37 W. 47th St, at 1604 Broadway, and at 36th St and 9th Ave, in Manhattan. https://t.co/KYgvmfl5RH pic.twitter.com/kQty8TTUD6
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Othman has prior arrests due to marijuana. He faced charges of “violence with strangulation in 2020.”
The police got closer Othman in 2021:
He was arrested on two separate complaints on Feb. 22, 2021, according to police.
He was arrested for criminal mischief after he got into an argument with his brother and broke a window with a mug, police said.
He was also arrested after he had a fight with a private sanitation truck driver and charged with driving without a license and possession of psychedelic mushrooms, cops said. He was also driving with an open container of alcohol, police said.
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