News Hate crime suspect arrested after attacking woman on Queens train, NYPD says The man pushed the woman to the floor, causing her spine to fracture, police said. Allasheed Allah was arrested in connection with a hate crime on a Queens train on Nov. 30, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated December 13, 2018 12:21 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man was arrested Thursday after he attacked a woman on a Queens train because of her perceived sexual orientation, police said. Allasheed Allah punched the 20-year-old woman in the back of her head and pushed her onto the floor, causing her spine to fracture, on a train approaching the Forest Hills/71st Avenue station on Nov. 30 at about 5 p.m., cops said. He had used an anti-gay slur after he saw another woman kiss her cheek, according to police. The woman was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center and treated for the spinal injury. Allah was charged with a hate crime assault and aggravated harassment. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Fire tears through 6 businesses in Sunnyside: FDNYThere was a roof collapse in one of the buildings, a fire official said. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.