Suspected subway shover in ‘MAGA’ hat arrested
Cop have busted the “Make America Great Again” hat-wearing thug who shoved a a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square, police sources said.
Willie Ames was nabbed on Staten Island early Thursday, and is now awaiting charges at the 7th Precinct stationhouse on the Lower East Side, sources said.
Ames — who has several priors in New York, including for assault and drug possession — was wearing a red hat and shirt bearing President Trump’s campaign slogan when he and another straphanger got into an argument aboard a northbound 4 train around 8:15 p.m. Apr. 20.
“You f–king Mexicans,” Ames, 47, allegedly shouted at the 24-year-old victim. “You come here and you take our jobs. You bring drugs.”
Both men got off the train at Union Square, where the bigot punched the victim several times in the head before shoving him onto the tracks and running off, cops said.
The victim was pulled to safety by a friend and a good Samaritan, and treated for a cut on the head.
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