NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) — This is NEW YORK. During an assault that took place on a street in Brooklyn the previous week, a guy slapped a woman in the face and yelled anti-Black remarks at her, according to the police, who published an image of a suspect on Friday.
The unprovoked assault that occurred in Midwood on Thursday is being investigated as a possible instance of anti-Black racism by the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Unit.
According to the police, the victim, who is 50 years old, was at the intersection of Kings Highway and Avenue O at approximately 6 p.m. when the man began a racial rant and struck her in the face.
It is reported that the woman was attacked as she was leaving work at the intersection of Kings Highway and Avenue O. Google Street View is responsible for this image.
According to the Daily News, the assault occurred as the victim was walking away from her place of employment when the suspect called her a “Black piece of s***” and struck her with an open hand.
It was difficult to tell how severe her wounds were. According to the police, she did not need to be hospitalized.
According to the police, the suspect was last seen running away in an easterly direction toward Kings Highway.