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Sketch released of suspect behind anti-Muslim attack

NYPD released the sketch of a man who was allegedly behind an anti-Muslim hate crime in Chinatown.

NYPD

Police released the sketch of a man suspected to be involved with an anti-Muslim attack against a Pakistani woman on Monday.

Amina Razvi, 19,was attacked in Chinatown on Elridge Street on July 11, police said. She suffered a broken jaw from the incident.

Razvi and her younger brother got off a bus on East Broadway after 10 p.m., authorities report.

The assailant, described as a 5-foot-10 man, allegedly yelled at Razvi and her brother, accusing them of speaking about him in Urdu, according to authorities. He punched Razvi in the face while screaming anti-Muslim insults and spitting at her.

The man was last seen wearing dark clothing and a dark baseball cap.

The police were investigating the case as a hate crime.

Police urged individuals with information about the suspect's whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

 

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