- July 30, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
An Asian woman was randomly punched outside of a flower shop in Manhattan as anti-Asian attacks continue in the city.
The 68-year-old victim was collecting an item from the sidewalk on Tuesday evening around 10 p.m. in lower Manhattan when an unknown suspect punched her in the face, the New York Police Department reported.
The suspect fled the scene and the woman was left with swelling and pain, but refused medical attention, WABC reported.
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The hate crimes task force has been notified of the incident and an investigation by the NYPD is underway.
There have been 109 reported incidents of anti-Asian attacks in New York City since the start of the year to July 25.
The NYPD arrested one woman, 25-year-old Maricia Bell, last Thursday for an alleged anti-Asian attack spree that left four people injured in Queens.
Bell told police that she was at the scene of four attacks that…