NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to track down a woman they say harassed and assaulted an Asian woman last month on the subway in Brooklyn.
The attack happened back on April 19 aboard a southbound D train.READ MORE: NYPD Looking For Alleged Police Impersonator Accused Of Posing As Detective To Threaten, Steal From Victims
Police said the suspect walked up to the 50-year-old victim, said, “Get off my train, you don’t belong here,” and slapped her in the back of the head.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Both women got off the train at the 9th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue station.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating whether this was a bias attack.MORE NEWS: NYC Mayoral Candidates React As Kathryn Garcia, Andrew Yang Make Joint Campaign Stops
Anyone with information about the crime 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.