Hateful suspect assaults and hurls anti-
Asian statements in Chelsea
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
Detectives are looking for a suspect
who attacked an Asian woman on a
According to police, at 11:55 a.m. on June
21 a 23-year-old woman was outside 122
West 26th Street when she was approached
by an unknown man from behind. The man
proceeded to kick her in the back and the
back of her leg and said, “F–ck you Asians,
f–k you Chinese people, f–k you!”
Another man ran to the victim’s assistance
and the suspect pulled out a knife and
Cops cuff man who defaced
Black Wall Street Gallery
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
Detectives arrested a
man who allegedly
defaced the Black
Wall Street Gallery in Lower
Manhattan. According to
police, at 5:02 a.m. on May
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menaced both the victim and the second
man. The suspect then fl ed the scene on foot
eastbound on West 26th Street.
The victim suffered pain to her back and
right leg but refused medical attention at the
scene. The investigation by the NYPD Hate
Crime Task Force is ongoing.
The NYPD released photos and video of
the suspect taken in the vicinity of West 26th
Street and 6th Avenue:
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).
31 the suspect smeared white
paint on the lower portion
of the front window of the
gallery, located at 26 Mercer
Street. The paint was spread
to obscure the name of the
venue. The suspect then fl ed
the scene on foot.
On July 26, police arrested
Roberson, of West 144th
Street, and charged him
with criminal mischief.
Video released after the
incident allegedly shows
Roberson at the scene.
Cops release sketch
of suspect in Lower
Manhattan hate attack
looking for a
suspect who attacked
a woman inside
a Lower Manhattan subway
station months ago.
According to police,
at 10:45 p.m. on Nov. 5,
2020, a 47-year-old woman
was standing on the northbound
5 train platform at
the Canal Street station
when she was approached
by an unknown man. The
man proceeded to kick the
victim’s shoulder and left
side while making anti-
While it’s not immediately
clear what the suspect
said specifi cally, he
mentioned “China,” “Chinese,”
The suspect then fl ed the
station on foot.
The victim later sought
medical treatment for
her pain. She ultimately
reported the incident to
police on June 12, 2021.
On July 27, the NYPD
released a sketch of the
suspect. The investigation
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by the NYPD Hate Crime
Task Force is ongoing.
Anyone with information
in regard to
this incident is asked
to call the NYPD’s
Crime Stoppers Hotline
(8477) or for Spanish,
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Violent fi ght outside Midtown
strip club ends with stabbing
BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
A 23-year-old man remains hospitalized
in stable condition after
being stabbed during a brawl
among two groups of people that began
outside a Midtown topless bar early
Tuesday morning, police said.
Detectives are now looking for
between four and six individuals connected
to the jiggle joint showdown,
which erupted at about 4:32 a.m. on
July 27 outside the Vivid Cabaret at 61
West 37th St.
At this point in the ongoing investigation,
police have not yet ascertained
the reasons which sparked the scuffl e
among the two warring groups.
Cops said the feuding foes continued
exchanging words as they headed away
from the cabaret and walked over to
1000 6th Ave., where the words then
Law enforcement sources said the
23-year-old man was knifed in the torso
and right arm during the melee. After
blood was spilled, the groups broke up
and ran from the scene.
Offi cers from the Midtown South
Precinct and EMS units responded to
the incident. Paramedics rushed the man
to Bellevue Hospital for treatment of his
Police described the four to six suspects
as being Black men and women;
no other specifi c descriptions were available.
No arrests have been made in the
Anyone with information regarding
the brawl or the suspects’ whereabouts
can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS
(for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA).
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