NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a woman they say hit a teenage girl with a cardboard box and made anti-Asian statements.
It happened around 10 a.m. last Friday outside a market on Brighton Beach Avenue in Brooklyn.READ MORE: NYPD: Wounded Officer Wilbert Mora Transferred To NYU Langone Medical Center, Still In Critical Condition
Police said the woman attacked the 17-year-old victim and yelled anti-Asian slurs before running off.READ MORE: Nets Lose Shootout In Minneapolis, Fall To 2-2 Since Durant Injury
The incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime.MORE NEWS: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera's Wake To Be Held Thursday At St. Patrick's Cathedral
Anyone with information about the suspect 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.