A 67-year-old Buddhist nun was left with an injured head and ribs after she was attacked in Tacoma, Wash., late last month.
What happened: Ngunuon Huon, a Cambodian residential nun, was assaulted at the Khmer Theravadin Buddhist Temple around 11:40 p.m., Connar Mon, a 16-year-old temple-goer, told NextShark.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a man who chased, beat and dragged an Asian elderly woman in an attempted robbery in broad daylight.
The incident: The assault took place on Sept. 28 at 4:40 p.m. as the 65-year-old victim was walking by the intersection of Saint Edwards Street and Willoughby Street in Fort Green, Brooklyn, according to PIX 11.
A 67-year-old Asian man in Harris County, Texas, suffered critical injuries after falling victim to two loose pit bulls that viciously attacked him during a morning walk last week.
What happened: The victim, who has not been identified, was strolling in the 4300 block of Queens Retreat Drive when the pair of pit bulls crossed the street to attack him. He tried to back away, but he was immediately helpless.
‘F***ing Asians, go back to China!’: Man wanted for punching elderly woman, throwing Chinese food at her husband in NYC
New York City police are looking for a man accused of attacking an elderly Asian couple while making anti-Asian statements over the weekend.
What happened: The incident occurred in front of 230 W. 54th St. near Broadway in Midtown at 6:35 p.m. on Sunday. Police said the suspect first engaged the Asian woman, 63, in a verbal dispute, according to PIX 11.
New York police are looking for a man accused of verbally attacking an elderly bus rider with anti-Asian statements earlier this year.
The details: The incident occurred inside an M15 bus heading south at 2nd Avenue at East 68th Street just before 11:30 a.m. on April 23.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with colored surveillance images of the suspect and information on Leland Yu’s Run for Chinatown.
A 68-year-old Asian American woman who fell to the ground after being punched out of the blue in New York City is doing better since the incident, her son tells NextShark.
A 68-year-old Asian woman was sucker punched while collecting an item on the sidewalk outside a flower shop in Lower Manhattan.
The details: The incident happened on Tuesday at around 10 p.m. on Mulberry Street, according to ABC7.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include the link to a GoFundMe created by Sham’s son.
An elderly Asian man succumbed to injuries from a hit-and-run incident in Fremont, Calif., late last month.
A street in Oakland, Calif.’s Chinatown saw two robberies in two consecutive days last week, stoking fears in a community that has suffered anti-Asian attacks for months.
July 15: The first incident, on the 200 block of 9th Street, occurred at 3:15 p.m. on July 15. Two male suspects targeted an Asian man in his 50s who was walking with a cane.
When DC Comics released its first-ever action-packed and emotional 96-page anthology commemorating its Asian superheroes in May, I didn’t expect to see our elders kicking racists across the chest.
Featured in “DC Festival of Heroes” are 11 stories touching on topics that many Asian Americans, longtime fans or comic book rookies can relate to. Whether it’s a coming-of-age story for young heroes, diving into identity issues, feeling a need to assimilate, or dealing with microaggressions and racism, all touch on the importance of representation.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is now turning to the public for help locating a missing 79-year-old woman.
The details: Sende Li was last seen by her family last Saturday at around 10:45 a.m. in Meadowlawn Drive and West Fairmount Avenue in Pontiac, Mich., and failed to return home from grocery shopping, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.
A man accused of stabbing an elderly Asian American woman in San Francisco has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges on Friday.
The charges: Defendant Daniel Cauich, 35, faces attempted murder, battery causing serious bodily injury and elder abuse for the unprovoked attack of a Chinese Vietnamese woman, Ahn “Peng” Taylor, 94, last week, reported KTVU.