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Identity of man who made anti-Asian remark, bumped into 62-year-old in Flushing sought by NYPD

  • The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of hurling anti-Asian remarks at a 62-year-old Asian victim at a Mobil gas station at 147-10 Northern Blvd. in Flushing, Queens, on July 5.
  • Authorities said the victim was walking to the gas station when the man bumped into him and told him, “Hey, you cut me off. F*cking Asian people.”
  • On Wednesday, the police released an image of the suspect, who they believe was driving a white Honda CR-V SUV.
  • He was described as a man with a dark complexion, a thin mustache and close-cut hair wearing a black T-shirt, two-tone shorts and white sneakers.
  • The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating the incident as a case of aggravated harassment.

The New York City Police Department has released an image of the man accused of hurling an anti-Asian remark at an Asian victim at a gas station in Flushing, Queens, last week.

Authorities responded to a call made at a Mobil gas station at 147-10 Northern Blvd. in Flushing on July 5. According to the NYPD, the 62-year-old victim was walking to the gas station when the man bumped into the victim and told him, “Hey, you cut me off. F*cking Asian people.”

A 24,000-square-foot, cyberpunk-styled Asian food hall is coming to Queens

Tangram Food Hall
  • Located in Flushing, Queens, the 24,000-square-foot Asian food hall is one of the many projects in Tangram, a multi-purpose space with architecture inspired by the traditional Chinese puzzle of its namesake.
  • The concept behind its interior design marries industrial and cyberpunk styles. The hall will feature concrete, steel, cedar and ceramic textures bathed in heavy neon, along with kinetic lights and disco balls.
  • The food hall design aims to promote Asian culture and cuisine and is influenced by the open-air markets bustling with life in massive metropolises like in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore.

An upcoming futuristic Asian food hall is set to spice up the nightlife in Flushing, Queens, in New York City this summer.

The 24,000-square-foot Asian food hall is one of the many projects underway in Tangram, a multi-purpose space with architecture inspired by the traditional Chinese puzzle of its namesake. 

Karaoke Bar Waitress Sues NYPD Officer for Pointing a Gun at Her Head While Drunk

NYPD

A police officer from Queens, New York is now being sued following an arrest and charge for drunkenly pointing a gun at a waitress’ head without cause in 2019.

The lawsuit: The victim, Hyunjung Ki, gave a detailed recap of what happened during the 2019 incident in her lawsuit filed under the Brooklyn Federal Court on Sept. 16, according to New York Daily News.