NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating another alleged anti-Asian incident in New York City.
A woman is accused of yelling “Go back to China,” at a 25-year-old woman on the East Side.READ MORE: Connecticut Mother Sharon Williams Accused Of Abandoning Child With Disability In Bridgeport
The alleged victim said she was waiting in a crosswalk when the woman approached her asking where she was from. She alerted her husband who was nearby and started recording the incident.
“I’m not touching you,” the man says to the woman.
“You’re assaulting me. You’re assaulting me. You’re assaulting me,” the woman shouts as she appears to be getting into the taxi.READ MORE: Transportation Crews Sent Out Across New York City For Pothole Blitz
“You said communist China?” he says
“Well isn’t that where you’re from?” the woman replies.
It happened on East 22nd Street and First Avenue on March 14.MORE NEWS: NY Chapter Of National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Calls For Community-Based Solutions To Anti-Asian Attacks
The couple has filed a harassment complain with the NYPD.