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Woman allegedly shouted racist epithets during Jamaica assault: NYPD

Woman who was allegedly involved in racist assault in Jamaica
Police are looking for this woman who allegedly shouted anti-Hispanic comments as the attacked a Q56 bus rider in Jamaica Saturday morning. (Courtesy of NYPD)

A woman was assaulted by an alleged racist as she got off an MTA bus in Jamaica on Saturday morning.

Police from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are looking for the unidentified woman who attacked the 26-year-old victim at 9:15 a.m. on June 11.

Woman who was allegedly involved in racist assault in Jamaica
Courtesy of NYPD

The Q56 was at the intersection of 147th Place and Jamaica Avenue when the suspect followed the victim off the bus and struck her with a bag containing unknown contents, police said. The assailant made anti-Hispanic remarks to the victim before running off in an unknown direction.

The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for bruising and was listed in stable condition, police said.

Woman who was allegedly involved in racist assault in Jamaica
Courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD released surveillance video of the suspect who is described as around 30 to 40 years of age with a medium build, with blonde long hair and was last seen wearing a purple vest, black netted shirt, black leggings, black sandals and sunglasses.

Woman who was allegedly involved in racist assault in Jamaica
Courtesy of NYPD

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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