A homeless woman has been arrested for attacking an Asian woman with a hammer in midtown Manhattan, police said.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a vicious attack on two Asian women in Hell's Kitchen.
According to authorities, the victim was standing in front of 448 West 47th Street just before 9 a.m. when the suspect ran towards him and punched him in the chest, knocking him to the ground.
A GoFundMe campaign was established to help raise money for the Hell's Kitchen attack victim and other targeted Asian Americans.
Brandon Elliot, 38, had been living at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel which serves as a homeless shelter.
A 65-year-old Asian woman was kicked in the stomach and repeatedly stomped on as building workers in Hell's Kitchen stood by, said the NYPD.
Police released security camera video from inside a deli in Hell's Kitchen as a man stabs another man following a dispute.
The NYPD is searching for a man who punched and then beat a 63-year-old woman with a suitcase in Hell's Kitchen.
A man punched and then beat a 63-year-old woman with a suitcase in a random, brutal attack that was caught on surveillance video on New Year’s Day.