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Straphangers beat woman for not wearing mask on NYC subway

Straphangers beat woman for not wearing mask on NYC subway
The group approached the 32-year-old woman on a downtown A train near the West 4th St. station about 1:45 p.m. Dec. 17 and berated her for not wearing a mask.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Cops labeled the incident a hate crime and released photos of four of the alleged suspects Thursday morning.(DCPI) Six people beat and hurled anti-Asian slurs at a woman after confronting her for not wearing a mask on a subway train in Greenwich Village, police said Thursday.17 and berated her for not wearing a mask.Cops labeled the incident a hate crime and released photos of four of the suspects and asked the public’s help identifying them.

They spewed anti-Asian slurs at her, claiming Asians are responsible for the coronavirus, and then punched her in the face multiple times, the police said.Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIP.

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