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A Staten Island man was arrested Wednesday for hate crimes on charges of throwing fireworks from a pickup truck at a woman in the diamond district of Manhattan during pro-Israel and Palestinian protests.
New York police said on Twitter that Mohammed Othman, 24, was arrested for hurling a firework that struck a 55-year-old woman from the back of a pickup truck on May 20,
Man arrested on hate crime charges during Israel-Palestine protests: Mohammed Othman, 24, was arrested for hurling a firework that struck a 55-year-old woman from the back of a pickup truck on May 20! 😱💥 https://t.co/sssPndjVbo
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The woman was treated for lower back burns at Bellevue Hospital and was released, police said.
Police said Othman was also charged with two other incidents related to the same protest.
Othman has at least six previous arrests. He was charged with illegal possession of marijuana in 2016, criminal possession of marijuana in 2017, possession of a counterfeit instrument in 2019, and domestic violence with strangulation in 2020.
He was arrested on February 22, 2021 on two separate charges, police said.
He was arrested for a criminal offense after arguing with his brother and smashing a window with a mug, police said.
He was also arrested after an argument with a private truck driver and charged with driving without a license and possessing psychedelic mushrooms, police said. He also drove with an open can of alcohol, the police said.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether Othman had a lawyer.