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Unmasked man sought as racist attacker on the Red Line; police say he threw glass bottle at woman and baby

Wanted for being a racist attacker

Thoughtfully had his mask pulled down. Photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who hurled racial slurs at a woman and her one-year-old child on a Red Line train between Kendall and Park Street - and when that wasn't enough, threw a glass bottle at them.

Happened shortly before 11 a.m. on Nov. 5, police say.

If the alleged asshole looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

When found, he will face a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon as well as civil-rights charges, police say.

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There is a lot of hate riding the rails these days. When haters ride they have to be arrested and judges must hold them with no bail until they go to trial.

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Please study the legal principles that govern bail.

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look like they were spawned in some fetid, stagnant backwater of the gene pool?

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Not all people who ignore the T's mask rule are violent shitbags, but all violent shitbags on the T also ignore the mask rule

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As a daily T rider I have also observed that not all people who ignore the mask rule are addicts and/or mentally ill but all, and I mean ALL addicts and/or mentally ill ignore the mask rule. Or are so far gone they don't know of it's existence. This group has a very large presence on the trains and especially in stations, such as North Station and Bowdoin where they have set up housekeeping. And it's why I have to sadly chuckle when anyone suggests that the T enforce the mask rule. Exactly how do you tell this at-risk population to wear a mask and keep it on?

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Based on present evidence, suspect asshole may have recently visited a CVS near the Red line probably behind the direction of the train.

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I'm going to guess the one at Central and would be showing pictures there.

And if not, did it shatter? I'm reminded of Die Hard:

NOW I HAVE A GLASS BOTTLE

HO HO HO

No. We're not making jokes about this one.

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We're not. I'm sincere in my wish to see a hate victim fight back with force.

...should not depend on victims' ability to "fight back with force", particularly when they have a child in tow.

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It shouldn't.

When you're ready to join me in reality, HMU.