The lawyer of the Thai model, who was attacked, spoke out

The lawyer of the Thai model, who was attacked, spoke out

A Thai model who was brutally attacked on the New York subway opened up about her traumatic attack as her lawyer said there was “something fundamentally wrong” allowing the attacker, who has 44 previous arrests, to go outside. to harm an innocent. female.

Beau Girajariwatch opened up about the attack on her Tuesday as crowds gathered to commemorate another Asian woman, Christina Lee, who was murdered in her own New York apartment last week by a stranger as crime and anti-Asian violence escalate in the city.

Today, the horrific wounds sustained by Jirajariwatch during the November 22nd attack have healed, but the wounds of his soul remain.

The 23-year-old had just recently moved to the Big Apple from her native Thailand when Kevin Douglas attacked her on her way home from a concert on the subway.

“He punched me in the face a few times to make sure I couldn’t make any noise,” she told Fox News. “Then he touched me inappropriately. And then he took my wallet before he left.

Beau Girajariavetch, Beau Jirajariavetch, 23, shows her battered face after she was brutally robbed while waiting for a subway at the 34th Street Herald Square subway platform at 4 a.m.

Beau Jirajariavetch appeared on Fox News (left) three months after the attack left her covered in blood and bruises (right)

Beau Girajariwatch opened up about her attack on Tuesday as crowds gathered to commemorate another Asian woman, Christina Lee, who was murdered in her own New York apartment last week by a stranger as crime and anti-Asian violence rise in the city.

Beau Girajariwatch opened up about her attack on Tuesday as crowds gathered to commemorate another Asian woman, Christina Lee, who was murdered in her own New York apartment last week by a stranger as crime and anti-Asian violence rise in the city.

The 23-year-old had just recently moved to the Big Apple from her native Thailand when Kevin Douglas attacked her on her way home from a concert on the subway.

The 23-year-old had just recently moved to the Big Apple from her native Thailand when Kevin Douglas attacked her on her way home from a concert on the subway.

Douglas, 40, was later charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree robbery, and second-degree assault.

The prolific criminal was arrested for another assault on the same day, so was already in jail when he was charged with the attack on Girajariwatch. He is due back in court on April 1.

The Douglas dossier dates back to 1997 and lists 44 arrests for crimes such as assault, drugs, criminal interference and illegal possession of a weapon.

Girajariwatch’s attorney, Eric Parnes, said Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg should answer for why suspects like Douglas were let out.

“There is something fundamentally wrong when someone who has more than a double-digit previous can get out of prison for the first time. That in itself is a problem,” Parnes said.

Girajariwatch said she saw the “worst side” of New York but still tried to see the city as “beautiful”.

She said she finally worked up the courage to return to the subway line where she was attacked as she refuses to give up her modeling career.

According to her lawyer, Eric Parnes, moving to New York was “a natural decision” for her.

“Beau doesn’t want this negative experience to stop her thinking about New York,” Parnes told DailyMail.com.

Kevin Douglas, 40, was later charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree robbery and second-degree assault.

Kevin Douglas, 40, was later charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree robbery and second-degree assault.

The prolific criminal was arrested for another assault on the same day, so was already in jail when he was charged with the attack on Girajariwatch.  He is due back in court on April 1st.

The prolific criminal was arrested for another assault on the same day, so was already in jail when he was charged with the attack on Girajariwatch. He is due back in court on April 1st.

“Beau was definitely injured. She struggled with lack of appetite and constant nightmares,” he said.

“Living in a foreign country without a family is already a difficult situation, not to mention coping with such an unjustified act of violence. However, Beu finds the strength to talk about it and continues to promote his aspirations.”

He shared her story to “put pressure on the NYPD”, “get more tips leading to an arrest” and “give more attention to this disturbing trend of violence”.

The shocking attack on Jirajariavetch was caught on video, and on November 22, she was grabbed from behind with a choke hold, thrown to the ground, punched in the face, and purse stolen from the Herald Square station on 34th Street.

The robber can be seen dragging the Jirajariavetch along the northbound platform serving the D, F, N and Q lines before throwing it to the ground.

A photo taken by the model shortly after the attack shows her face bruised and swollen, with gore near her nose and a burst blood vessel in her left eye.

New York has seen a spike in violent subway assaults when she was assaulted, with a 45 percent increase this month from last year.

Anti-Asian violence has also gripped the city this year, with 127 attacks against Asians, nearly five times the 28 attacks in 2020.

“After the attack, there were so many police officers on the subway, and before that there was no one there. I don’t want anyone else to go through this or get hurt by this person. This cannot go on.”

Jirajariavetch, an aspiring model, moved to New York from Thailand over the summer.

Jirajariavetch, an aspiring model, moved to New York from Thailand over the summer.

Jirajariavetch, who lives in Queens, joined the Global ESL Academy.

Jirajariavetch, who lives in Queens, joined the Global ESL Academy.

She moved to New York to pursue a modeling career in the fashion industry.

She moved to New York to pursue a modeling career in the fashion industry.

Jirajariavetch said she finally worked up the courage this week to return to the subway line where she was attacked.

Jirajariavetch said she finally worked up the courage this week to return to the subway line where she was attacked.

Jirajariavetch, who moved from Thailand last summer to study at the Global ESL Academy, told DailyMail.com that she is returning to her home in Queens after going to Daboyway, a Thai-American rapper, at SOB’s concert in the West Village. . when the attack happened.

In the heartbreaking video, a burglar restrains her as he punches her in the head four times, rapes her and rips out her purse before quickly leaving.

Jirajariavetch can be seen sitting, stunned, and rising to her feet before the surveillance video cuts off.

She said he took all the money she had on her and her ID, but left her iPhone behind.

The New York City Crime Service has released a short video of a cold-blooded thief jumping over a subway turnstile before being attacked and is offering a $3,500 reward for information leading to his arrest.

“There are so many cameras at the subway station to monitor, but they don’t seem to be working,” Jirajariavetch told DailyMail.com.

Jirajariwatch spoke of her attack on Tuesday as crowds gathered to commemorate another Asian woman, Christina Lee, who was murdered in her own New York apartment last week by a strange man.

Jirajariwatch spoke of her attack on Tuesday as crowds gathered to commemorate another Asian woman, Christina Lee, who was murdered in her own New York apartment last week by a strange man.

A large crowd gathered in New York to pay their respects to Lee on Tuesday.

A large crowd gathered in New York to pay their respects to Lee on Tuesday.

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