A man in Greenwich Village was slashed repeatedly by a Transphobe. The man was trying to protect his girlfriend from the transphobic attack.
Man defending his transgender girlfriend slashed by 350-pound man at Greenwich Village McDonald’sThe photo of the attacker has been circulating online since the attack and for some good news there are reports he was arrested this morning.
A McDonald’s in Greenwich Village, notorious for previous acts of violence, was the scene of yet another attack when A 350-pound man used gay slurs to berate a 24-year-old then used a razor to slash the victim across the face and neck.
Police made an arrest last night over the incident which took place at McDonalds West 3rd Street in Greenwich village.
The victim, 24-year-old Jamar McLeod, was attacked by a man who reportedly made anti-gay remarks to his transgender girlfriend, Jaslisa Griffin. An argument followed and 44-year-old Keith Patron pulled out a razor blade and slashed Mr McLeod on the elbow, face, back and neck.
It’s claimed the violence was sparked because Ms Griffin used a women’s toilet.It is getting to the point where Transpeople should get a caution about using the restroom in Mc Donalds.
A verbal argument ensued following the comments, and that’s when police say 44-year-old Keith Patron pulled out a razor blade and slashed Mr McLeod on the elbow, face, back and neck.
He now has permanent scars.
Mr Patron has been charged with assault as a hate crime.
This is an attack last year at the same location: