Just in case you think all the subway mayhem only happens in NCY think again. The shit also happens in Philly too….
gawker: A man was arrested yesterday and charged in connection with a horrifying assault on a subway passenger in Philadelphia. Disturbing footage of the Tuesday afternoon attack was captured by surveillance cameras inside the Chinatown SEPTA station, and ultimately led to the man’s arrest two days later.
Kids can someone back up and tell me what the hell is going on in America? Since when did we have such an endemic love affair with beating up strangers and throwing them in harm’s way? Is it something in the coco pops we munch or sniff on? Or is it something to do with the fact that living in the US is a little crazy?
As it turns out the 23 year old woman survived her ordeal (and what an ordeal) with only a few scratches and bruises. Yet to be honest I don’t know what type of trauma she’ll be experiencing going forward, not the yummy kind to be sure.
The assailant, 36 year old William Clark was eventually apprehended and charged with aggravated assault and robbery. To his cache of unremarkable behavior, Clark has a stellar history of previous robbery, burglary and carjacking.