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Man arrested for choking and beating teen Asian students in Philadelphia subway

  • Torey Egypt Grier, 27, is facing assault and related charges for allegedly attacking two Asian high school students in Philadelphia’s subway system earlier this month.
  • The victims, aged 17 and 13, were on their way to school when the unprovoked attacks took place, according to reports.
  • On Sept. 9, Grier allegedly grabbed the 17-year-old student by the throat and slammed her to the ground.
  • Four days later, he allegedly punched the 13-year-old student multiple times.
  • Investigators are still looking into possible hate crime charges.

A man wanted for attacking two Asian high school students in separate incidents in Philadelphia’s subway system has been arrested on Thursday morning, according to authorities.

Torey Egypt Grier, 27, is now facing assault charges for the reported attacks on Sept. 9 and Sept. 13, which were captured on surveillance videos and purportedly unprovoked.

Teen Asian students choked, beaten in Philadelphia subway attacks

A pair of Asian high school students traveling to their schools fell victims to separate attacks by the same suspect in Philadelphia’s subway system earlier this month.

The first incident occurred at the Walnut-Locust Station at around 7 a.m. on Sept. 9. The victim, a 17-year-old female Central High School student, was grabbed by the throat and slammed to the ground.

Asian students attacked by group of teens on SEPTA train in Philadelphia, suspects to face charges

SEPTA train

Philadelphia police are investigating an attack on a male student believed to be Asian or Asian American on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train.

What happened: The incident occurred on the Broad Street Line near Erie Station at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to FOX29. A video of the brutal attack is now circulating on social media.

Indonesian Teen Gets Skull Cracked By Train While Taking Selfie With Friends

A 16-year-old girl miraculously survived after a speeding train hit her head, cracking her skull wide open while she was taking selfies with her friends by the railroad in Purworejo, Central Java, Indonesia.

According to The Sun, the victim, identified as Ely Hayati, was behind her three friends when they decided to take the selfie by the tracks while a train was passing by.

Indiana Woman Charged for Confining Asian Girls In Home That Smelled Like ‘Rotten Flesh’

A woman from Decatur, Indiana, was recently charged with felony neglect for confining two teenage Asian girls inside their home in the 1000 block of Twin Lakes Drive for 15 years.

Mary Heller was arrested by the authorities for neglecting the two teenagers and confining them for years inside the house. She failed to educate them, and sometimes forgot to feed them, according to WANE-TV.