March 28 2021 Manhattan, New York – a male is wanted for striking a woman in the face in a Manhattan subway station Saturday night, after he reportedly made anti-Asian deragatory statements, police said.
Incident occured at around 8:44 p.m. at the East 51st Street and Lexington Avenue station.
A 37-year-old woman was walking through when she was approached by the man, who struck her in the face with his hand and made derogatory statements.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force tweeted that those statements were anti-Asian.
The individual wanted for questioning in this incident is described as a male, 20-30 years of age.
The photos and video were taken from the incident location, after the incident.