15-year-old autistic boy beaten, called racial slur in possible hate crime in Manhattan train station

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Detectives have identified the three teens who allegedly beat a 15-year-old autistic boy in an upper Manhattan subway station as others yelled the N-word at him in an attack that police are investigating as a possible hate crime. The three teens hadn’t been arrested by Tuesday, as community activist groups decried the sheer viciousness and flippant racism seen in the video. The boy, sporting glasses and a blue hooded sweatshirt, was pulled off a northbound A train at the 181st Street station near Fort Washington Avenue in Washington Heights around 5:30 p.m. Friday, cops said. Video …

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