NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say made anti-Asian comments and threatened a couple in Brooklyn.Gov. Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Expanding Protections For Transgender And Non-Binary New Yorkers
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: East Flatbush Hit-And-Run Victim In Critical Condition; Neighbor Says Cars Speed Through Intersection 'All The Time'
The couple was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens
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.