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75-Year-Old Asian Woman Punched in Face Near LeFrak City in Corona: NYPD

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May 27, 2021 By Michael Dorgan

A 75-year-old Asian woman was punched in the face Wednesday near Le Frak City in Corona.

The victim was walking along 57th Avenue near 97th Place at around 2:30 p.m. when a man suddenly clobbered her, police said.

The senior fell to the ground and suffered a fractured nose and right orbital bone. She was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where she was treated and released, according to police.

Police said the attack was unprovoked and a motive has not yet been established.

The assailant did not say anything to the woman during the incident and she was not robbed, police said.

The suspect, described as Hispanic, was last seen wearing a green T-shirt and blue shorts.

The NYPD did not say if the assault is being investigated as a hate crime.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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Joe

Life in prison, no parole. Done.
Too harsh? Well, he certainly was not forced to hit the lady.
Enough of these non-sense attacks.

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Tom

I’m convinced that many of these people that randomly punch people in the face were those let out of the mental institutions and jails thanks to our governor and mayor.

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