Salud y Bienestar

TikTok Influencer Punched in the Face in Chelsea; 40-year-old man charged with attack

CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) — A 40-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a TikTok influencer in Chelsea earlier this week.

Influencer Hailey McGookin, who goes by “Hailey Kate,” made a tearful video recalling an attack on March 25 near W 16th St and 7th Avenue.

McGookin posted about the assault to her story on the platform, and within a day, it garnered millions of likes and views.

Skiboky Stora has since been accused of the attack.

Stora himself has some followers on Instagram. He maintains several TikTok accounts that show him aggressively approaching police and strangers, many of them women.

Stora is being held on $10,000 bail.

This incident comes on the heels of a recent trend that is gaining steam. Many people have taken to social media to share stories of being beaten in New York City and are warning people to be careful.

READ ALSO | Squatter Confrontation Caught on Camera in Queens: 7 On Your Side Investigates

Dan Krauth has more information in this story on squats from 7 On Your Side Investigates.

* Receive news from eyewitnesses

* More New York City News

* Send us a news tip

* Follow us on YouTube

Do you have a breaking news tip or an idea for a story we should cover? Send it to Eyewitness News using the form below. If you attach a video or photo, the terms of use apply.

  • For more: DC & People website and for social networking, you can follow us on Facebook
  • Source of information and images “independent”

Related Articles

Back to top button

Discover more from DC & People

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading