Telemundo reporter attacked on live TV in Philadelphia

Telemundo reporter attacked on live TV in Philadelphia
Image: WACH video screen grab

A Telemundo reporter has been punched in the face during a live broadcast in Philadelphia.

Iris Delgado was just wrapping up a report outside City Hall on Thursday night when a woman approached her.

Footage of the attack shows the woman tapping Delgado’s right arm, saying, “Excuse me, excuse me.” She then bashes Delgado in the head and slaps her face. The camera quickly cut back to the studio, where anchor Ramon Zayas can be heard saying “Ay, dios mio!”

Messages seeking comment from Telemundo and NBCUniversal weren’t immediately returned Friday.

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office says Waheedah Wilson has been charged over the assault.

Online court documents show she’s been charged with simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. No lawyer information is listed.

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