New York City police are looking for a man who allegedly made anti-Asian insults before assaulting another man in Brooklyn over the weekend.
What happened: The victim, 46, was reportedly strolling around Prospect Park at around 12:20 p.m. on Saturday when the suspect began targeting him with anti-Asian remarks. Afterward, the perp repeatedly beat him with a stick.
The aftermath: The suspect reportedly fled the scene on foot. The victim, on the other hand, received emergency treatment at the scene.
What’s next: On Wednesday, authorities released images of the suspect, which the victim allegedly took during the encounter. An arrest has yet to be made.
The incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on X by messaging @NYPDTips.