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

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

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

An Asian woman walking in Midtown Manhattan was bashed in the head with a hammer by a stranger demanding the victim remove her mask, police said on Monday.The NYPD is investigating the attack as a possible hate crime, the latest in a string of bias-fuelled attacks against Asian victims in New York.The 31-year-old victim was walking on West 42nd Street she was accosted by a woman near Ninth Avenue at about 8.45pm on Sunday.“Take off your mask,” the assailant, who appeared to be in her 50s,…

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