Michael Enright, the 21-year-old student filmmaker accused of slashing a cab driver because he is Muslim, has been transferred from jail to the psychiatric ward at Bellevue Hospital.
reports that Enright was transferred from Rikers Island last night. He is being held without bond pending a court appearance Monday morning in Manhattan.
Enright, who recently returned from filming a military unit in Afghanistan, was allegedly picked up by the cab driver on Tuesday night. After a few blocks, he allegedly asked the cab driver if he was Muslim, then slashed him in the throat, face and arm.
Check out TPMmuckraker for more coverage of the incident.