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Racist Rant: Man yells racial slurs, slaps passenger


Racist Rant: Man yells racial slurs, slaps passenger

New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Depicting incidents of racism, a video showed a man shouting racial slurs and assaulting a passenger on Warm Springs-bound train. In the video, that went viral after being shared on YouTube, a suspect is seen yelling racial slurs at a man who appears to be of Asian descent.

At one point, the suspect even slapped the victim's face. The suspect first leered at the victim, threatening to punch him.

Later a passenger objected off-screen before the suspect slapped the victim near the shoulder and face. BART police are investigating the matter and said: "The video captures an unfortunate, ugly scene ." The Facebook post added, "However, several things went right despite the belligerent and bigoted actions of one individual." BART reports that there are as many as 3.15 crimes per million riders and that they are hiring 40 additional officers to tackle the situation.

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