NYPD hate crime investigators have released the photos of some of the six suspects who allegedly beat and spewed anti-Asian slurs at a woman on a Manhattan subway for not wearing a mask.
The 32-year-old woman was riding the southbound A train around 1:45 p.m. on Dec. 17 when she was approach by four women and two men who had boarded at the West 4th Street station, police said.
The six suspects heckled the woman for not wearing a mask, and proceeded to make anti-Asian statements that mentioned COVID-19, cops said.
The group then repeatedly beat the woman in face before fleeing the train.
The woman’s face was bruised and in pain but she refused medical treatment, police said.
Cops released photos of the suspects Saturday.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the assault. No arrests have been made.
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).
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