BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) — Police on Saturday released photos of a suspect wanted for attacking a man while making derogatory anti-Asian remarks on a Brooklyn street in December.
The victim, 35, was walking near Fleet Place and Willoughby Street on Dec. 3 when he was attacked, police said. The suspect followed the victim and hit him in the head with an umbrella before running away, according to the NYPD.
Police described the suspect as a man who is about 5’9″ with a slim build.
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 https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/