The attack occurred in the tourist area of Times Square; one of the victims was hospitalized with a head injury
Governor new York, Andrew Cuomo ordered the order this Tuesday Hate crime State Police Asian In the state, he considered this to be “despicable” behavior.
Cuomo mentioned what happened in the tourist area last weekend time Square In this attack, a woman from the Asian community was attacked, an ethnic group that has been continuously attacked in recent months after the crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic. Hammer to the end.
According to local media reports, a video from a security camera showed a woman assaulting her and asked the police to take off their protective masks against covid-19.
They also stated that the victim was a 31-year-old woman who was taken to the hospital with a head laceration, while the woman who attacked her fled the scene and was wanted by the police.
other Asian He was 29 years old with him and was not injured in the attack.
According to the NGO “Stop Hatred to AAPI”, between March 2020 and March 2021, there were 3,795 incidents of hatred against Asian American communities across the country.