The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS
The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS

Asian woman bashed in head with hammer in New York after being told to take off mask

  • The NYPD is investigating the attack as a possible hate crime, the latest in a string of bias-fuelled attacks against Asian victims in the city
  • The victim, 31, was taken to hospital and is in stable condition with cuts to her head

Topic |   Anti-Asian racism
The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS
The attacker, thought to be a woman in her 50s, was wearing black jeans and a black tank top, police said. Photo: TNS
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