NEW YORK - Police have put out photos of six people wanted for allegedly assaulting an Asian woman in a subway station for not wearing a mask.
They're also suspected of making racist comments toward her.
🚨WANTED🚨for Assault December 17, 2020 at 1:45 PM, inside the subway station Avenue of the Americas and West 4 St Reward up to $2500👀Know who they are?📞Call 1-800-577-TIPS or📲DM us!☎️Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #YourCityYourCall @NYPDDetectives @nypdshea @nypdcab #manhattanda pic.twitter.com/M8Ad2DAId2— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) December 27, 2020
The incident happened on December 17 at the West 4th Street station in Manhattan.
Police say the group of three men and three woman got into an argument with the woman, made anti-Asian remarks, and punched her in the face several times before running off.
The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.