Two ladies made anti-Asian remarks to Asian teen ladies on a bus in Staten Island earlier than assaulting them, in line with police.
The suspects have been on a northbound Sx61 bus round Ring Highway and Richmond Hill Highway close to the Staten Island Mall at 11 a.m. Friday, police mentioned. That is when the pair allegedly went as much as the 2 victims, a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old, and made the anti-Asian feedback.
The dastardly duo was not accomplished there, nonetheless. They started to slap and pull the hair of each victims earlier than fleeing off the bus, in line with police.
The 2 teen victims have been taken to the hospital, however are anticipated to get better.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Job Power is investigating the incident. Anybody with data in regard to this incident is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).