Police in the US has arrested a suspect of attacking an Asian American woman in New York City.
Cited of kicking her repeatedly in the stomach as witnesses around them appeared only to watch. The 65-years-old lady had to admit to the hospital with some severe injury.
As a staff of a nearby building watching without intervening, CCTV from Monday appears to show.
The police said Brandon Elliot, the suspect, had been charged with attempted onslaught as a hate crime.
The 38-year-old was previously was subjected to a lifetime parole order after fatally stabbing her mother in 2002. Brandon was released in 2019 from prison, said the police.
Biden, on Tuesday, tweeted that he could not be silent in the face of rising crime against Asian Americans. The president declared an additional measure to address anti-Asian crimes.
Two weeks ago, six of the victims of a gun attack in Atlanta which killed eight in total, were Asian women.
In New York City’s latest incident, police footage seems to show a man nearing a woman in the street. HE reaches her and kicks her to the ground.
Moreover, while she is on the ground, he kicks her again in her stomach and face.
Several security staffs in the building seem to watch the charge while one of the men uses the telephone.
New York City Mayor Bil de Blasio has criticized the crime as utterly sickening and vile.
Police said the event took place in Manhattan on Monday morning. Moreover, asked if anyone would come forward for any vital data.
More than 3,795 incident have been reported to the organization, Stop Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Hate. The numbers of cases are from the 19th of March last year to the 28th of February 2021.
Biden’s plan to tackle anti-Asian racism?
On Tuesday, the president stated plans to tackle the rising anti-Asian racial violence.
He said the government would publish interactive data on hate crimes. Besides, it will also train national and local police in responding to hate crimes.
Moreover, the White House pledged to remove language barriers to remove hate crimes.
Mr Biden also announced that funding of $50 million would be available to support victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Moreover, it will also include victims of Asian American Community.
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