NYC Pedicab Driver Spits and Derides Trans Woman – NY Daily News

In Midtown NYC, a pedicab driver spat in a woman’s face and used a transphobic slur against her. The incident occurred at 5:55 p.m. on May 31 near Saks Fifth Avenue on East 50th Street. The driver, while transporting passengers, derogatorily referred to the 27-year-old victim as a “tranny.” Following an exchange of words between the two, the driver spat in the woman’s face and fled the scene, although the victim managed to record him on her smartphone. The Hate Crimes Task Force is actively searching for the suspect, and the public is urged to contact Crime Stoppers with any relevant information.

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