NYPD Searching For Suspect in Another Anti-Asian Hate Crime

November 5, 2021

NEW YORK CITY—The NYPD needs your help finding the suspect in an anti-Asian assault, reports CBS2 New York.

The attack happened on Halloween day around 3:30 pm on Hudson Street near Dominick Street.

According to police, the suspect approached a 26-year-old woman from behind, made anti-Asian statements, and then punched her in the back of the head.

The suspect ran away after the attack. The victim did not require medical attention.

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident, according to CBS2 New York.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set African-American woman, possibly trans, with long black hair, wearing a black crop tube top, and purple scrunch butt sports pants.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are kept confidential.

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