Contrary to a report that homeless people were booted from two subway stations that Mayor de Blasio visited Sunday morning as he rode to his Brooklyn campaign headquarters, Mildred, 62, says she stayed put and watched Hizzoner pass by at the Jay St.-Metro Tech station.
“He’s so tall,” she said. “He was very cordial, very polite. I wanted to talk to him about the homeless, but I didn’t. But no one told me to leave.”
Mildred, who did not want to give her last name, was sitting on a subway platform bench next to a shopping cart full of bags when the Daily News spoke with her Sunday night.
City Hall also called the report of homeless rousting, which cited unnamed sources, bogus.
“Readers should know that these sources are refusing to provide their names because what they are saying is not true,” mayoral spokesman Eric Phillips said Sunday night, adding de Blasio spoke with a homeless man outside the station.