The woman who claims a man pulled her wig off for no apparent reason in the streets of NYC has now gone to the police for help, filing a report in a bid for justice.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ an official complaint was filed Sunday with the NYPD by a local artist named Lizzy Ashliegh, who’s Black. We’re told the crime alleged is misdemeanor assault … and that Ashliegh is claiming to have suffered a minor injury to her neck.
Our sources tell us Ashliegh declined medical attention when she filed the report — although, she claimed on social media she’s seen a doctor — and that her report triggered an investigation. We’re told Lizzy identified a man named Anthony Orlich — a lawyer whose law firm has since said he is no longer employed with the firm following the alleged incident.
Ashliegh posted a video that she claims showed the aftermath of the alleged incident, which went viral. You see her repeatedly ask the man why he snatched her wig off, this as she holds the blue-green wig in her hands.
Other guys in the clip — who are reported to have been friends of Orlich — were also trying to get him to apologize for it … to no avail. The internet was up in arms about it too — especially because he’s white and Ashliegh’s Black.
Orlich hasn’t publicly commented on the allegations.