Teen attacked in apparent bias crime outside Chinese supermarket in Brooklyn

NYPD is searching for the unidentified woman in connection to an assault in front of a Brooklyn grocery store on 100 Brighton Beach Ave. on Oct. 22, 2021.
NYPD is searching for the unidentified woman in connection to an assault in front of a Brooklyn grocery store on 100 Brighton Beach Ave. on Oct. 22, 2021.
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A teenage girl was targeted in an anti-Asian hate crime in front of a Chinese grocery store in Brooklyn Friday, cops said.

A masked blonde-haired woman wearing all black approached the 17-year old outside the My Mandarin market on Brighton Beach Avenue and hit her with a cardboard box around 10 a.m., the NYPD said.

The suspect, who was caught on security footage, then called her a racial slur and fled the oceanfront area, according to police.

The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force was investigating.

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