MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Three individuals are wanted for assaulting a man while shouting anti-Asian remarks on Oct. 23, police said Thursday.
The 30-year-old man was approached by a group of five people at approximately 10:30 p.m., police said. Three of those individuals proceeded to attack the man while yelling anti-Asian remarks. The three suspects used closed fists and wooden sticks during the assault, police said.
EMS responded to the scene and took the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for a head injury, police said.
Police are still searching for the suspects, and the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.
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