Muslim teen who said she was harassed on NYC subway reported missing

Yasmin Seweid says she was verbally attacked by a group of men on the New York City subway.

CBS New York

Last Updated Dec 10, 2016 11:03 AM EST

Update: Yasmin Seweid has been found safe.


NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. --  A Muslim teen who said she was verbally attacked by three drunk men on the subway last week has been reported missing, CBS New York reports

Yasmin Seweid, 18, was last seen leaving her New Hyde Park, Long Island, home on Wednesday, police said.

She was wearing a black jacket, blue sweater, black yoga pants, and black head scarf and carrying a bag of clothing.

Last Thursday, Seweid told CBS New York that she was on the 6 train heading home from a school event when she was verbally attacked by the men, who she said made references to President-elect Donald Trump and called her an “f-ing terrorist.”

“They kept saying, ‘you don’t belong here, get out of this country, go back to your country,’ and finally they came really close and they were like, ‘take that rag off your head,’” she said.

Nassau County police said the Missing Person Squad is investigating.

Seweid was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and 150 pounds.