Cab Driver Stabbed by Passenger Who Asked ‘Are You Muslim?’

With the bigotry and hatred continuously pouring out of Fox News, right wing websites, and talk radio, it was only a matter of time: Police: Cab Driver Stabbed By Passenger Who Asked ‘Are You Muslim?’

A city cab driver is in the hospital after being stabbed by a passenger who allegedly asked if he was Muslim, police tell NY1.

Investigators with the New York City Police Department say it all began Monday night when a 21-year-old man hailed a cab at 24th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan.

Police say the passenger asked the driver, “Are you Muslim?” When the driver said yes the passenger pulled a knife and slashed him in the throat, arm and lip.

The 43-year-old driver was able to lock the passenger in the back of the cab and call 911.

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