Police say a 26-year-old Asian woman was approached at 60th Street and Broadway on Sunday night by another woman who spit on her and made an anti-Asian “bias statement”.
The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m., and the victim didn’t know the assailant, police said. It’s not clear what precipitated the confrontation. Police are asking for help finding the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.