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NYPD Launches Hate Crime Investigation After Elderly Asian Woman Attacked In Latest Act Of Violence Against AAPI Community

15 days ago   |   By News One

*The report below includes an act of violence which may be triggering to some readers.
The NYPD is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who brutally assaulted a 65-year-old Asian American woman who was on her way to to church. The incident comes as the height of attacks against members of the AAPI community, fueled by hateful rhetoric over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police released surveillance video which captured the event which took place on Monday morning around 11:40 a.m. in front of a Midtown Manhattan building.
NYPD says 65-year-old Asian American woman was walking to...
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New York Police Seek Suspect After Elderly Asian American Woman Assaulted

New York Police Seek Suspect After Elderly Asian American Woman Assaulted

15 days ago   |   By Time

An elderly Asian American woman was attacked by a man Monday afternoon who repeatedly kicked her in front of witnesses who seemingly stood by, according to surveillance footage released by the New York City Police Department.
The 65-year-old woman was walking along 43rd street when a man came up to her and kicked her in the stomach, knocking her to the ground, the NYPD said.
The man then stomps on the woman's face several times while hurling anti-Asian statements at her, police said. He later casually walks away, the footage shows.
The woman was hospitalized with serious...
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Elderly Asian Woman Brutally Attacked In New York, NYPD Launches Hate Crime Investigation

15 days ago   |   By Forbes

The woman was attacked on Monday afternoon in midtown Manhattan by a man who kicked her to the ground and stomped on her face while yelling anti-Asian statements.
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