March 23, 2021 By Christian Murray
The NYPD Hate Crime Task force is investigating an incident in Flushing where a man smacked an electronic device out of Asian man’s hands and hurled a number of racist epithets at him.
The incident took place in front of 41-25 Kissena Ave. at around 5:20 p.m. on Sunday, when the suspect walked up to the victim and whacked a Samsung device out of his hands and yelled anti-Asian slurs.
The Asian-American man was recording the suspect prior to the incident. The police have released a photo and video of the suspect.
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).