NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a suspect in yet another random attack on a person of Asian descent in Manhattan.
It happened on May 22 near Broadway and 26th Street.READ MORE: Pekingese Named Wasabi Crowned Best In Show At Westminster
Police say the suspect approached a 48-year-old Asian man and punched him in the head.
He then allegedly made anti-Asian statements before taking off.READ MORE: Luna Found Safe After Carjacking In Brooklyn, Family Says
Police said the victim refused medical attention at the scene.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.MORE NEWS: Police: Subway Passenger Stabbed, Robbed On A Train In Queens
Anyone with information about the attack 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.