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FBI arrests Chinese student for harassing pro-democracy classmate

'I will chop your hands off,' 25-year-old in Boston allegedly told victim

NEW YORK -- The FBI has arrested a Chinese student in Boston for allegedly stalking, harassing and threatening a fellow Chinese classmate who put up posters in support of pro-democracy protesters in China.

Wu Xiaolei, 25, a Chinese citizen and a student of the Berklee College of Music, has been charged with one count of stalking and made an initial appearance in court on Wednesday. Wu allegedly sent a series of messages via WeChat, email and Instagram to the classmate who posted fliers on campus that read "Stand with Chinese People" and "We Want Freedom."

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