By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused of attacking an Asian woman in Manhattan.

The incident happened at the Lexington Avenue/51st Street station around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday.

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According to police, the suspect followed the 37-year-old woman when she was transferring from the 6 train to the E.

The man allegedly made an anti-Asian statement and hit the woman in the back of her head. He then fled the scene, police said.

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Police said the woman was not hurt.

CBSNewYork Team