Student freed on $500K bond in NYC cabbie stabbing

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(AP) - A college student charged with stabbing aBangladeshi taxi driver in an anti-Muslim attack has been freed on$500,000 bail.

Michael Enright said nothing as he left a courtroom Tuesdaysurrounded by a half-dozen relatives and supporters.

Prosecutors say he asked driver Ahmed Sharif whether he wasMuslim and then told him to "consider this a checkpoint" beforeslashing him in the neck in August. Sharif survived.

Enright has pleaded not guilty. His lawyer says the film studentwas beset by alcoholism and post-traumatic stress disorder from atrip to Afghanistan.

His next court date is Dec. 8.

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