The person who was seen snatching a woman off a Bronx subway prepare in a video that went viral, and was later overwhelmed for it, is now saying he was solely attempting to assist her depart her abusive boyfriend.
“I imply, let’s actually take into consideration that: I’m going to hold her from the prepare station over right here, kicking and screaming, and nobody goes to note that?” Alloway requested rhetorically in an interview with the New York Each day Information. “That’s often what occurs on the earth. You simply go along with the video and you’re taking it for what it’s.”
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Sonny Alloway, 48, insisted the lady needed to get off the prepare and he was serving to her achieve this.
“So I’m sitting there now,” he recounted to the Each day Information. “I’m confused. I’m like, ‘What the hell is occurring?’ Why is that this lady screaming ‘Assist! Assist! Assist!’ when she simply stated she needed to get off of this prepare? So I simply let it go.”
After the incident went viral, Alloway stated he was attacked on three separate events earlier than police arrested him hours later, the Each day Information experiences.
“I undoubtedly need to put a boxing match collectively. Any of them who desires to step within the ring with me, if they’ll knock me out they’ll get $5,000,” Alloway advised the Each day Information.
He was arrested shortly after the final beatdown and was handled a St. Barnabas Hospital for bumps and bruises.
Alloway was initially charged with illegal imprisonment however was later launched when Bronx district attorneys deferred prosecution to permit for extra time in constructing a case, the Each day Information experiences.
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“I’m fairly positive that individuals who know me know that that is bull,” he advised the Each day Information. “Everyone who is aware of me will inform you, I am going out on trains and provides away scarves, gloves. I gave her some gloves.”
Alloway added that the incident is making him rethink the place he at the moment resides, the Each day Information experiences.
“Truthfully, I’m at a crossroad in my thoughts the place I’m like, ‘Do I even need to proceed to be right here within the Bronx?’” he advised the Each day Information, including that whereas he’s ready on the end result of the prison cost he’s contemplating a return to his residence borough of Staten Island the place the folks, he stated, are all “about one another.”
A brand new video that surfaced Thursday (Jan. 2), exhibits Alloway on a crowded subway platform reportedly being confronted by the lady he snatched, The Hollywood Unlocked experiences.
It’s unclear when the confrontation occurred.
In accordance with The Hollywood Unlocked, Alloway may very well be heard telling the lady’s boyfriend within the newest video, “I ain’t attempt to take her.”
Whereas Alloway is saying that to her boyfriend, the lady is reportedly yelling that she isn’t mendacity about Alloway attempting to take her towards her personal will, as a result of the video clips are out on social media to show it, The Hollywood Unlocked experiences.