NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say made anti-Asian comments and threatened a couple in Brooklyn.2 New FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers In New Jersey
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.READ MORE: 'Curtain Up!' Festival Celebrates Broadway's Reopening With 3-Day Festival In Times Square
The couple was not hurt.MORE NEWS: De Blasio Says NYC Ready To Administer COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Once FDA Approved
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.