The crime wave in large Democrat-controlled cities continues unabated across the country as the corporate-controlled media ignores it.
But an attack on one high-profile individual means even the media elites can’t ignore it all together.
Now one thug who attacked a Fox News weatherman just got a new reason to look over his shoulder.
According to Fox News meteorologist and attack victim Adam Klotz, the violent crew who attacked him egged each other on to “put him to sleep” while on a southbound No. 1 train near 18th Street last Saturday.
Fourth suspect made public after violent attack on Fox News Weatherman in crime-infested NYC
According to police, three of the suspects — two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old — were arrested soon after the attack and then released, but a new surveillance image shown by the NYPD Monday night shows a young black man in a black jacket and light sweater.
WANTED ASSAULT: On 1/22/23 @ 1:00 AM, southbound 1 train near 7th Ave & West 18 St, four individuals assaulted a 37-yr-old male @NYPD13PCT. Any info call us at 800-577-TIPS or anonymously post a tip on our website https://t.co/TRPPY5AfKA Reward up to $3,500. pic.twitter.com/GSubdVSCDn
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) January 24, 2023
The suspect is still at-large and is believed to be connected to the attack.
“Put him to sleep!”
In an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Klotz said, “This whole group comes and gang-rushes me, jumps on me and just starts beating me and kicking me. I hear, ‘Put him to sleep, put him to sleep, put him to sleep, put him to sleep.’ They wanted to knock me out. And my goal at that point — it’s just like, cover my head, because once you’re unconscious, who knows what’s going to happen? And I was able to avoid that, but I got kicked up and down the side, kind of stomped on. They got their licks in for sure.”
It all started when Klotz was on his way home after he spent the evening at a bar with friends.
Klotz saw the group of teens setting a senior’s hair on fire and he felt the need to step in.
Klotz said, “A group of I’d say like seven teens, one started to light up a joint, and with the lighter still in his hand, just put a live lighter in an elderly man’s hair and it blew up like a matchbook. His entire head was on fire. And the guy’s knocking out his hair. “I was just sitting right there watching it and how can you not intervene? I said, ‘Whoa, guys, you can’t do that.’ And then they just did not want to be told what they could or couldn’t do. So then suddenly the focus was on me.”
Klotz said the group then attacked him.
Juvenile reports mean a different set of rules
According to officials, the three young thugs who have already been released with “juvenile reports” could only face charges if Klotz files a complaint with the city Department of Probation.
That department would then decide if it would refer the case to the Law Department.
These juvenile reports are handed to teens who allegedly commit an act that would constitute an offense if perpetrated by an adult.
Police say that could still lodge charges against the gang.
NYPD Deputy Chief Kevin Maloney said, “The decision was to get all the information before we move forward. The decision was made to release them to their parents and make efforts to identify the other victim, which we did. We’re talking to him now to see if there are appropriate charges. They could be issued appearance tickets to appear in family court.”
What happened to the elderly victim of the attack, and the Fox News Weatherman who was also attacked for daring to speak up, is an outrage.
What’s even more outrageous is that the “criminal justice reform” enacted by Democrats in New York is directly related to teenagers becoming ungovernable little savages because they know they can attack with impunity with little more than a slap on the wrist.
Sadly for New Yorkers, the only way to turn this around is to elect leaders who will reverse some of the policies currently in place, and hopefully this happens sooner rather than later.
Stay tuned to Blue State Blues for any updates to this ongoing story.