Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department
Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department

‘Disgusting’ attacker punches Asian woman in face in Vancouver, amid spate of racist hate crimes

  • The motive for the attack is unknown, but Vancouver police have said anti-Asian hate crime is on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic
  • There have been 20 anti-Asian hate crimes reported to police this year, 16 taking place in March or April

Topic |   Canada
Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department
Closed-circuit TV footage shows a man punching an Asian woman in the face in downtown Vancouver on April 12, in what police called an unprovoked attack. Photo: Vancouver Police Department
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