By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a man accused in connection to an alleged anti-Asian attack in Midtown.

It happened just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Police are trying to identify a man accused in connection to an alleged anti-Asian attack that happened in Midtown on Sept. 21, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

A 34-year-old woman told police she was walking down West 40th Street when a man approached her and spit at her while yelling anti-Asian racial slurs.

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He then ran off.

The woman was not injured.

Police have released surveillance photos of the man.

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Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

CBSNewYork Team