The internet exploded on March 21 with a video depicting an elderly woman getting kicked in the face while sitting in a subway car.
The NYPD sent out a Tweet the next day, asking for the public’s help in identifying the attacker. That attacker has been apprehended and the woman is now out of the hospital getting the care she needs.The name of the 78-year old woman has not been released.
WWE Superstars Mark Henry and Hurricane Helms both had something to say about the situation, with The World’s Strongest Man offering the attacker the chance to avoid jail altogether.
According to the New York Times, the video received more than 10 million views as of Saturday evening, March 23. The NY Times also stated that there have been 465 reported crimes in the transit system as of March 17.
To hell with jail I will be in Nyc on the 3rd – 9th Cir me up I’ll make time for him!😡 https://t.co/HmkdJ3Ea7S
— TheMarkHenry (@TheMarkHenry) March 24, 2019