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NYPD looking for man accused of spitting and yelling racial slurs at woman

The NYPD released images of a man accused of spitting on an Asian woman and yelling racial slurs at her in the hopes of IDing him, reports Pix 11.

The incident took place on Tuesday around West 40th Street in Manhattan. The victim, a 34-year-old Asian woman was walking when a man approached her by foot and allegedly spat on and yelled anti-Asian slurs at her before fleeing.

The man was described by police as 30-40 years old with black hair, a black beard, and a tattoo on his arm.

The NYPD is investigating the incident as a hate crime.

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