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Asian American Man Headbutted on Steinway Street in Bias Attack: NYPD

An alleged racist, pictured above, headbutted an Asian American man in an unprovoked attack on Steinway Street Tuesday night (NYPD and GMaps)

July 15, 2022 By Max Murray

A 22-year-old Asian American man was headbutted on Steinway Street in Astoria Tuesday night in an unprovoked bias attack, police said.

The victim was outside 34-27 Steinway St. at around 9 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown man who allegedly hurled anti-Asian statements at him and then headbutted him without provocation.

The alleged racist then fled the location, while the stunned 22-year-old suffered a chipped tooth. The victim did not require medical attention at the scene.

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating this incident. Police released photos 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Police released photos of an alleged racist, pictured above, who headbutted a 22-year-old Asian American man in a bias attack Tuesday night (NYPD)

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MRLIC

NYC had I nelieve the highest number of hate crimes
Crime in general has spiked due to NO BAIL LAWS. Many people who come from other countries bring their feuds here where many foreign born people live.

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Please run for office, you are the only one who truly sees what is going on in our city.

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