Police Investigating Series Of Attacks On Asians As People Blame Them For Virus

Sandy Malone

Three Asian people have been attacked on New York City streets and police are investigating the attacks as hate crimes.

New York, NY – Three Asian New Yorkers have been attacked – two of them separately in a 10-hour span on Tuesday - and police are investigating them as “hate crimes” related to coronavirus.

The New York Daily News reported that an “unhinged hypochondriac” punched a 23-year-old Asian woman in the face at about 10:30 a.m. on March 10 on 34th Street near Fifth Avenue in Midtown.

The victim told police a black woman in her 20s ambushed her as she walked down the sidewalk.

“Where’s your coronavirus mask, you Asian b---h!” the woman screamed and then slugged the Asian woman in the face.

The suspect fled before police arrive, and her victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital with an injury to her jaw, the New York Daily News reported.

Not even 10 hours later, a 59-year-old Asian man was ambushed in East Harlem, the New York Post reported.

The victim told police he was walking on Madison Avenue near E. 103rd Street at about 9 p.m. when a black teenage boy kicked him in the back, taking him to the ground.

“F--king Chinese coronavirus,” the kid yelled at his victim, according to witnesses.

Then he told the injured Asian man to go back to his country and fled, the New York Post reported.

Witnesses said the suspect was about five-feet-eight-inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds.

Both attacks were being investigated as hate crimes, the New York Daily News reported.

Another Asian man was assaulted with what looked like air freshener on a subway train in Brooklyn on March 4.

The bizarre incident was captured on video and showed a black man spraying air freshener repeatedly at the Asian man while he screamed at his victim to get away from him.

New York Governor Mario Cuomo said Wednesday that the New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force would assist the New York Police Department (NYPD) with the investigations, the New York Daily News reported.

“This incident was not only despicable but also illegal,” Cuomo said.

He noted it was "apparently motivated by the bigoted notion that an Asian person is more likely to carry or transmit the novel coronavirus,” the New York Daily News reported.

“There is zero evidence that people of Asian descent bear any additional responsibility for the transmission of the coronavirus,” the governor said.

Comments (63)
chessie58
chessie58

The media has started a real shit storm with this whole corona virus stuff.

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Ibizian
Ibizian

Hey look.. The typical racists acting racist.. How unusual.. Oh wait, new york...

stooge819
stooge819

Jewish folks in N.Y. must be feeling better. Pressure's off them for a while.

LEO0301
LEO0301

Oh, I can't believe that peaceful, non violent race would ever do something like that.

Ladytiel
Ladytiel

Leave it to the news media and the Socialist Democrats to start problems. All they want to do is to panic people and this is the result. Yet, they blame naming viruses after places, for being racist. This goes to show that they don't care about the American public, what they care about is getting rid of the President and gaining control of this country.

junkmansj
junkmansj

POC attacking TAN people! OH MY!

flybynight
flybynight

What's missing from the comment section?

Stanracer
Stanracer

Proof! Black people can be racists!

bryantrent
bryantrent

Crazy

Quasar704
Quasar704

This is the danger of social media. These idiots really think corona virus “started” in China. The hate crime charges are appropriate and should be pursued.

ScaleriBrosLawyer
ScaleriBrosLawyer

No, no. These aren't hate crimes. Black people can't be racist because of slavery 150 years ago, or something

Raymelson
Raymelson

This doesn't help the black community but does show how they really are

Tomtgm
Tomtgm

Stop. Individuals do not speak or represent the populates. With the reasoning I am reading here, you people are categorizing both Asian and Blacks. Stop. With this type of reasoning, every time Nancy Pelosi speaks, all white women should go kill themselves. Stop. Be that voice of reason that helps, not spread racist comments.

Blueknight47
Blueknight47

Possibly! But it's important to keep the fire stirring.

chiefd
chiefd

Yeah, just ask Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson or Maxine Waters. Two preachers without a church and an idiot congresswoman elected by non educated ghetto dwellers.

checksix
checksix

If Blacks were attacked for Ebola, there would be rioting.

HikerJohn
HikerJohn

If three Whites had attacked three Blacks the races of the attackers would be in the lead of the story.


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