Cops arrest Ozone Park man in harassment of teen on Q88 bus: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police charged an Ozone Park man with attempted assault, aggravated harassment and menacing in an April 7 incident aboard a Q88 bus, the NYPD said.

Authorities believe 50-year-old Perry Germano allegedly yelled Islamophobic slurs at a 15-year-old girl on the bus while the it was at the corner of Horace Harding Expressway and Kissena Boulevard.

In addition to the anti-Muslim statements, Germano allegedly spat on the teen and raised his fist, threatening to punch her, police said.

Authorities said Wednesday night that the Cross Bay Boulevard resident had been arrested.

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