Asian woman hit with a hammer in Manhattan by a stranger who demanded she remove her face mask


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Share 0 An Asian woman was walking in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday evening when she was attacked and struck in the head with a hammer for wearing a face mask. The incident is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force. As of Monday afternoon, no arrests have been made. According to the police, the 31-year-old victim was confronted by another woman in front of 411 West 42nd Street near Ninth Avenue at 8.45pm on Sunday. A 31-year-old Asian woman was struck in the head with a hammer after refusing a stranger’s command to remove her face mask. Pictured:...