Suspect Arrested, Charged With Hate Crime for Punching, Biting Asian Man’s Finger in Manhattan

Suspect Arrested, Charged With Hate Crime for Punching, Biting Asian Man’s Finger in Manhattan
Thy Nguyen
By Thy Nguyen
May 20, 2021
A man suspected of biting and severing a man’s fingertip in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan has been identified and arrested by the NYPD on Thursday morning.
The arrest: Lloyd Revell, 38, was arrested on Thursday morning for allegedly punching an Asian man multiple times and biting his hand.
  • Revell was arrested at a Hell’s Kitchen hotel and charged with assault as a hate crime, according to NBC News
  • The address that Revell gave to police is a hotel near the scene of the crime that was used as a homeless shelter during the pandemic, reported AP News
  • There is no confirmation on whether or not he has a lawyer. 
The attack: An unnamed 48-year-old Asian man was randomly attacked at Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan on May 18. 
  • He was punched several times and had his hand bitten by Revell. He was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for cuts on his forehead, a swollen eye and a severed fingertip. 
  • Police said that the victim was told to “go back to his country.”
Featured Image via NYPD Hate Crimes
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