Man charged with hate crime for attacking Asian woman with box cutter in New York City, police say

A 30-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime on Tuesday after allegedly attacking an Asian woman with a box cutter in Times Square,

A 30-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime on Tuesday after allegedly attacking an Asian woman with a box cutter in Times Square, police said.

Anthony Evans, of Manhattan, was apprehended Tuesday night over what the New York City Police Department described as an unprovoked attack on the 59-year-old victim.

In addition to the hate crime charge, Evans was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the attack, which unfolded at around 10 a.m. Sunday, police said.

It was not immediately clear if Evans has an attorney.

Police have charged a man with assault as a hate crime after allegedly slashing an Asian woman with a box cutter, seen here in surveillance footage.NYPDThe NYPD had released Evans' name prior to his arrest after asking the public for help identifying the suspect seen in surveillance video ambushing the woman from behind, before slashing her right hand with a box cutter.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-charged-hate-crime-attacking-asian-woman-box-cutter-new-york-city-rcna41267


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