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NYPD looking for man who punched, dragged elderly can collector in attempted robbery

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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.

‘They had him by his face’: Elderly Asian man mauled by two pit bulls in Texas

pit bulls attack elderly man in Texas

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

Attack on elderly Asian woman by homeless man

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.

Oakland Chinatown suffers 2 robberies in 2 days, bystander who intervenes is pistol-whipped

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.

Why Elderly Asians Are Beating Up Racists in DC Comics’ New Superhero Anthology

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.

Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder of 94-Year-Old Asian American Woman in SF Pleads Not Guilty

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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.