NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police want your help finding the man they say was caught on video in another apparent anti-Asian incident.
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According to police, it happened Sunday at 5:20 p.m. in Flushing. They say a 34-year-old man started recording a man on his cell phone at Kissena Boulevard near 41st Avenue, and the suspect could be seen in the video using anti-Asian slurs and smacking the phone out of his hand.
The victim wasn’t hurt, though the phone was damaged.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/17 Sunday Morning Forecast
The NYPD says the Hate Crime Task Force is looking into the incident.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.MORE NEWS: Tony Award-Winning Temptations Musical 'Ain't Too Proud' Reopens On Broadway