Later in the video, Irizarry is shown asking a Cook County Forest Preserve District police officer for help in getting the man away from her.
"Hopefully, this officer will actually do something", Irizarry is heard saying when the second officer arrives.
'You're not going to change us, you know that, ' Trybus tells her in the clip. You're not going to change the United States of America.
Irizarry (pictured) posted a Facebook Live video as the man, who was drunk, repeatedly came up to her and yelled 'Why is she wearing that s**t?'
The flags of Puerto Rico and the United States fly side-by-side, May 8, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Irizarry responded by saying that Puerto Rico is part of the US, and then asked an officer for help. The officer is seen turning the other way.
"Well I guess you just never know", Irizarry responds.
'Officer, I feel highly uncomfortable, can you please grab him, please?' she asks the cop again.
The video shows a man angrily approaching a woman who is filming him as he yells "You're not gonna change us" while a nearby police officer stands by his auto and looks away as the distressed woman calls out for help.
The unidentified harasser, who park officers say was intoxicated, was arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct.
A video that went viral on Monday has earned a Chicago police officer desk duty for an incident that happened a month ago.
"All people are welcome in the Forest Preserves of Cook County and no one should feel unsafe while visiting our preserves", the park service wrote.
Irizarry originally posted a video of the harassment to Facebook, which has since been taken down.
Connor has been disciplined in the past for working a part-time job, and not carrying proper identification, according to Pope, who said his department opened an investigation into Connor's response the day of the incident, and that Connor was placed on desk duty June 24.
A female officer asks to see his ID and can be heard telling him that he's intoxicated to which he replies "well that's your judgment". "I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer's behavior", he said.
Dennis White, chief attorney for the forest preserves, said it was possible charges against Trybus "could be updated" as a hate crime, and their office was in contact with the Cook County state's attorney's office.
"This is America", he says.
The Trump administration has received criticism for its treatment of Puerto Rico, particularly for its response after Hurricane Maria struck last September.
According to a Morning Consult poll, nearly half of Americans do not know that Puerto Ricans are USA citizens.
The confrontation drew the attention this week of Ricardo Rossello, the governor of Puerto Rico. "I was denied entry into the Capitol complex by U.S. Capitol Police despite being a Congressman with identification, because my daughter was carrying a Puerto Rican flag and the officer doubted that I could possibly be a Member of Congress".