NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The suspect in a series of random attacks in Manhattan was arrested Friday.

Police identified the man as 33-year-old Todd Lyons, of New York.

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The incidents happened on Aug. 9 and Aug. 14.

Lyons is accused of pushing a 56-year-old man to the ground, hitting a 64-year-old woman with a wooden stick and throwing a brick at a 20-year-old woman, hitting her in the back of the head.

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Police say Lyons also allegedly struck a 58-year-old man in the face and made anti-white statements. The victim suffered a bloody nose.

According to police, all four victims were white and they believe all the attacks were racially motivated.

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Lyons has been charged with three counts of assault and three counts of hate crime – assault.