Police said in a statement about the incident: “man started screaming insults directed at ethnic and religious minorities of Muslim women inside a train at the Hollywood station transit”… ” And two displays to appeal to death, when they tried to prevent the offender from harassing women. “
Police also said that the security officers managed to arrest the offender after he got off the train and that the two young women were left in place before questioning.
The Council said American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a statement after the attack: “incidents against Muslims have increased more than 50 percent in the United States from 2015 to 2016 for reasons including President Donald Trump on radical Islamic groups and anti-immigration rhetoric.
In the same context, the Council’s Executive Director, Nihad Awad on heinous criminal incident, saying: “the President must declare Trump personally against the rising tide of Islamophobia and other forms of intolerance and racism in our country and cross-impacts that featured his comments and his policies and his appointments negatively on minorities.”