By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say made anti-Asian comments and threatened a couple in Brooklyn.

It happened around 7:40 p.m. on March 26 inside a Home Depot on Gateway Drive in East New York.

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Police said the suspect walked up to a 28-year-old man and his 28-year-old girlfriend and made anti-Asian statements. He then allegedly picked up a piece of wood and said, “I’ll cut you,” before leaving the store.

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(Credit: NYPD)

The couple was not hurt.

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The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating. Anyone with information about the case 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.

CBSNewYork Team