Grammy-winning opera singer charged after allegedly 'punching a woman in the ...

Grammy-winning opera singer is charged with assault after allegedly 'punching a woman in the ribs' at a New York City subway station Operatic tenor John Easterlin allegedly attacked a female stranger at a Manhattan subway station on May 20 The 57-year-old has now been charged with third-degree assault, attempted assault and harassment, according to The New York Post  The motivation behind the star's reported attack has not been made public  Easterlin is regarded as one of America's foremost opera singers, having won two Grammy Awards  He made his Broadway debut back in 2016, playing Piangi in Phantom of the Opera  

By Andrew Court For Dailymail.com

Published: 00:03 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 06:44 BST, 1 August 2019

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A Grammy-winning opera singer has been charged with assault after allegedly attacking a woman inside a New York subway station. 

John Easterlin, 57, is accused of punching a 35-year-old stranger in her ribs at the Broadway and West 50th Street station in Manhattan on May 20. 

He was charged with two counts of third-degree assault, attempted assault and harassment, according to The New York

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