Police Seek Suspect Who Sucker Punched Asian Woman on Mulberry Street

Posted on: August 5th, 2021 at 5:03 am by

Photo: NYPD

Police this week released surveillance images and footage of the suspect wanted in connection with a random attack of an Asian woman last Thursday.

As previously reported, the 68-year-old victim was collecting an item on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect clocked her in the face while passing. The sucker-punch, which transpired outside 179 Mulberry Street at 10:00pm on July 27, was caught by surveillance camera.

The woman suffered swelling and pain as a result, but reportedly refused medical attention; and the male suspect fled the scene.

Police sources tell us that the incident is not being investigated as a hate crime. However, a felony nonetheless, since the victim is older than 61. 

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