According to police, a 65-year-old Asian woman was physically and verbally assaulted in New York City.
The suspect hit her, kicked her to the ground, and continued to kick her while she was lying down.
Nearby guards can watch a video closing the door of the building instead of helping the woman.
According to police, a 65-year-old Asian woman was verbally and physically assaulted on her way to church in the Hell’s Kitchen district of New York City this morning.
The suspect approached the woman and hit and kicked her until she fell to the ground. He then kept kicking her several times while she was on the ground.
“F — you. You don’t belong here,” he said. New York Daily News report.
According to police, the woman was seriously injured and was taken to NYU-Langone Hospital in a stable condition.
Security footage of a nearby building released by the NYPD shows security guards closing the building doors instead of helping a woman.
People working nearby told Daily News that the suspect was homeless and wandering around the neighborhood.
Police released image Asking for help in identifying him from the suspect.
The case is NYPD is under investigation Another potential hate crime in which the suspect is being asked to violently attack an Asian-American man in a Brooklyn subway car.
A video of a violent encounter was disseminated on social media. It shows that punches are being exchanged between the two men before the suspect chokes an Asian-American man. In the video you can see people watching, but no one intervenes.
The incident comes as an Asian-American hate crime Increased has In the United States. Stop AAPI HateThe reporting center, which has been tracking the incident from March to December last year, said it had received “more than 2,808 direct reports of anti-Asia hatred” since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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