New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the hate crimes department of the State Police to assist in the investigation. New attacks on Asians In this state, they read an incident described as “despicable” behavior.
“I am disgusted by the last violent attack in Manhattan, this is the last Hate crime It seems meaningless and despicable to Asian Americans in the state,” it said in a statement that the country has the most Asian Americans.
Cuomo mentioned an incident that occurred in the tourist area of Times Square last weekend. One of the women from an Asian community was an ethnic group who had been constantly suffering in recent months after the outbreak of the crisis caused by the pandemic. The target of the attack. covid-19, before Attack the head with a hammer.
A video from a security camera showed a woman assaulting him. According to the police, I want him to take off the mask The local media said the protection against covid-19.
They also stated that the victim was a 31-year-old woman, Was taken to the hospital for head laceration The woman who attacked him fled the scene and was wanted by the police.
Another 29-year-old Asian who was with him was not injured in the attack.
“We will do our best, Protect vulnerable groups For these attacks, and hold the weak perpetrators fully responsible for the law,”” said the Democratic Party.
He said: “I am instructing the State Police Hate Crime Task Force to assist them in investigating this violent attack.”
According to the NGO “Stop hatred of AAPI”, they registered nationwide between March 2020 and March 2021 3,795 incidents of hatred against Asian communities zh-CN EE UU.
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