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Homeless Asian man robbed, called anti-Asian slurs and beaten by three men in Pittsburgh

  • A trio of men allegedly robbed Dewey Kang’s belongings and hurled racial slurs at him on Dec. 30, 2021.
  • A bystander video shows the suspects physically assaulting him with his own skateboard.
  • Kang, who believes the attack was a hate crime, is raising funds for himself to cover his losses.

A transient Asian man is asking for help after he was filmed being attacked by a trio of men in the middle of a street in Pittsburgh last month.

Dewey Kang, who has been homeless for more than seven years, was chased by the group at the corner of Liberty Avenue and Seventh Street at around 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2021.

Video showing witness of attack on Oakland Asian woman punching the attacker draws mostly support

oakland attacker punched
  • New footage shows a man who witnessed an elderly Asian woman getting shoved to the ground in Oakland’s Chinatown retaliate by punching the attacker in the head.
  • The footage gained widespread attention after journalist Dion Lim shared the censored video via Instagram, with some calling the man a “hero” for taking matters into his own hands.

A witness of an unprovoked attack on an Asian elderly woman in Oakland’s Chinatown on Monday retaliated by punching the attacker in the head, as caught on video.  

The partially blurred footage, which was shared by ABC7 San Francisco journalist Dion Lim on her Instagram account today, shows the bystander punching the attacker after he watched him shove an Asian woman in her 70s, causing the perpetrator to hit a sign.  

Elderly Asian woman shoved to the ground in unprovoked attack in Oakland Chinatown

  • An elderly Asian woman was shoved to the ground for no apparent reason in Oakland’s Chinatown, as seen in surveillance footage.
  • Oakland police described the suspect as a 6-foot-tall man in his 30s with a skinny build.
  • Oakland’s Chinatown has seen a surge in attacks against Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Asian woman in her 70s has become the latest victim of an unprovoked attack in Oakland’s Chinatown on Monday.

The victim, who has not been identified, was walking westbound on 9th Street toward Franklin Street when a man approached her from behind and shoved her, KPIX 5 reported.

Suspect who shoved Asian man into path of NYC subway train arrested months later for groping

  • Ronald Lacey, 23, is accused of shoving an Asian man into the path of a subway train in New York City last May.
  • Bystanders managed to flag down the train and pull the victim up to safety.
  • Lacey was arrested on Friday after groping a woman at another subway station last month.

A man accused of pushing an Asian commuter into the path of an approaching subway train in New York City last May has been arrested after groping a woman, police announced on Tuesday.

Ronald Lacey, 23, allegedly shoved the victim, 35, in the direction of an F train at the 21st Street-Queensbridge Station in Long Island City at around 7:45 a.m. on May 24, 2021.

Elderly Asian man dies 8 months after being stomped in the head while collecting cans in NYC

  • Yao Pan Ma, 61, was collecting cans to make ends meet when Jarrod Powell allegedly attacked him last April.
  • Ma wound up in a coma, and his health deteriorated until he died last month.
  • The case is being investigated as a homicide but is expected to be upgraded to murder.

An elderly Asian man viciously assaulted in New York City last April succumbed to his injuries on Dec. 31, police announced on Saturday.

Yao Pan Ma, 61, had fought for his life at the hospital since the incident, which is now being investigated as a homicide, according to NBC News.

Thai woman is reportedly beaten by Datuk Seri in Malaysia after pulling away from his sexual assault

Thai Woman Attacked

Malaysian authorities are now looking into the report of a Thai woman attacked by a drunk man, who was allegedly a “Datuk Seri,” after a sexual assault last week.

What happened: The woman, a 23-year-old Thai national, was reportedly at a restaurant in the town of Klang in Malaysia with her friends on Dec. 9 when the drunk man made a pass at her, according to Hype Malaysia citing a now-deleted China Press report.

NYPD looking for man caught on video slapping woman on subway after expressing anti-Asian sentiment

NYPD Subway Assault

The New York Police Department Hate Crimes division posted surveillance video footage on Twitter in which a man can be seen approaching and then slapping an Asian woman across the face.

Police investigation: The Twitter post states that at approximately 6:19 AM on Dec. 1, an unidentified male approached a 58-year-old female on the platform of the 174th St. subway station (#2 and #5 lines) in the Bronx.

Woman who told teen daughter to punch opponent at Garden Grove basketball game charged with misdemeanors

Youth Basketball Assault

A California woman accused of encouraging her daughter to hit an opposing player during a youth basketball tournament last month has been charged with misdemeanors this week.

Driving the news: The incident was caught on a video that has since gone viral on social media. The victim, Lauryn Ham, a 15-year-old Asian American girl, received treatment for a bruised neck and concussion.

Chinese food delivery worker attacked with brick, kicked in the face in NYC robbery

Food delivery worker smashed in the head with a BRICK in NYC robbery

A Chinese food delivery worker was hit in the head with a brick before being beaten up and robbed of his possessions by a pair of muggers in New York City late last month.

What happened: The victim, 53, was bringing his bike into a building on East 165th St. when the attack occurred at around 2:10 p.m. on Nov. 27, according to the New York Post