The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is searching for a man who harassed a 47-year-old man Asian man and his 10-year-old son in Forest Hills on Thursday.
Authorities say the unidentified man approached the father and son at the corner of 70th Avenue and Queens Boulevard just before 7 a.m. on March 12. The man repeatedly made anti-Asian statements and pushed the father’s head, cops said.
The crook then fled the location on foot. No injuries were sustained as a result of the incident.
Police released surveillance photos of the suspect on Saturday.
UPDATE: The 112th Precinct took to Twitter Saturday evening to confirm that the suspect was apprehended.
On 3/12/20 the pictured individual was being sought by the Hate Crimes Task Force for an incident that occurred at the intersection of 70 Avenue and Queens Boulevard. Today this individual was Apprehended. Great job done by all! pic.twitter.com/Drs3Jz4NBr
— NYPD 112th Precinct (@NYPD112Pct) March 14, 2020