NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with an attack on an Asian man in Manhattan.
Police said Alex Antoine punched the 48-year-old man in the head and made anti-Asian statements.READ MORE: Driver Charged After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
It happened back in May near 26th Street and Broadway.READ MORE: Children Embrace The Lessons Of Dr. Martin Luther King: 'A Very Special Man Who Wanted To Change The World'
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Antoine was charged with assault as a hate crime.