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Two men appear to be rough teenager on board San Francisco Muni train: videos

A video posted on Thursday, Twitter shows a man who to headlock a juvenile on board the Muni train.

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A few of the videos appear to show two men roughing up a teenager on board the Muni train in San Francisco before pushing him off the train for the playing of loud music.

“Whoa, these two men tried to throw this guy from the muni train, because he was playing music too loudly,” wrote Anna Sterling, an independent journalist who first placed the videos. “He easily could’ve hit oncoming traffic. This is not okay.”

Whoa, these two men tried to throw this guy from the muni train, because he was playing music too loudly. He easily could’ve hit oncoming traffic. This is not okay. pic.twitter.com/NYIZilSmNL

— Anna Sterling (@AnnaMSterling) Of 31 August 2018

It turned out to be a new episode in a recent string of violent incidents on public transport in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In the first video a man in a cap in the possession of the young in a headlock on a bench. It is not clear how old the young.

“He’s a boy!” a woman heard screaming in the video.

“That’s fine, tell him to stop. Tell him to stop,” the man in the cap says.

She tries to throw him on the street. You can see it here clearly. He is just a boy. This is not okay. pic.twitter.com/BGT3kado26

— Anna Sterling (@AnnaMSterling) Of 31 August 2018

“I’m fine. I’m fine to stop. I have no problem,” the man says before the young: “do you want to stop?”

Another passenger comes over to the man in the cap before the video ends.

In the second video, the man in the cap and a man in black and white, attempt to get the youth off the train. Screaming ensues as the other passengers tell the men to stop.

“What the f—, bro?” the young calls.

I am very shocked that no one helped that kid. That is my train. The sunset is my neighborhood. I played the music. Who are adult men who think they are entitled to that guys body, because they were disturbed by his music. It is racist and terrible.

— macks (@forever_bummed) of 31 August 2018

“Leave him alone,” one of the passengers from the screen can be heard to say before the video ends.

This is sexual assault. Or even attempted murder. Who are they

— tutablu? (@tutablu) of 31 August 2018

Sterling later clarified that they are not of the one on board the train, and had the images by someone who is on the scene. The reactions were swift on Twitter.

Disgusting!! I wish I would have been on that Muni. This Was M? L? a different rule?#Muni #SF https://t.co/SBdjFiHu4H

— Keegan Medrano (@knm_afrza) of 31 August 2018

“I am very shocked that no one helped that kid,” wrote a Twitter user. “That is my train. The sunset is my neighborhood. I played the music. The adult men think they have the right to that guys body, because they were disturbed by his music. It is racist and terrible.”

“This is abuse. Or even attempted murder. Who are they”, wrote another user.

“Disgusting! I wish I would have been on that Muni. This Was M? L? a different rule? #Muni #SF”, wrote another.

It was not immediately clear when the incident took place. San Francisco police or Muni officials were not immediately available for the San Francisco Chronicle’s request for comment.

Violence on board of public transport in the Area of the Bay is a source of concern for many residents in the region.

The gulf has included the July slaying of an 18-year-old woman and two other murders on board of the region’s BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system, in addition to slashings and other attacks.

Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.

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