Police said Brandon Elliot, 38, is the man seen on surveillance video kicking and stomping the woman near Times Square on Monday. The woman was attacked in front of an apartment building. Two lobby workers witnessed the violence but no one intervened or called , police said. Their union said Wednesday they told a union representative that they waited until the attacker left because he had a knife and then flagged down a police car. Elliot, who is Black, faces charges of assault and attempted assault as hate crimes. He made an appearance in court via video Wednesday night, and was remanded into custody, with the next court date scheduled for Monday.
Suspect in attack on Asian American woman in NYC is arrested
Man caught on video assaulting elderly Asian woman in New York arrested - CNA
The attack, which took place on a sidewalk in broad daylight in Midtown Manhattan on Monday, was caught on CCTV footage from inside an adjacent building. In the video, posted online by police, the man can be seen walking up to the year-old woman and kicking her in the stomach, knocking her to the ground. The video also shows a man, who appears to be a delivery worker, watching the attack unfold from inside the building. He is then joined by two other men, one of whom closes the door rather than coming to the woman's aid as the assailant walks away. The attacker has not been identified and police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
Man who killed his mom in 2002 arrested in NYC attack on 65-year-old Asian woman
Read the latest updates on the anti-Asian attack in Midtown Manhattan. A man kicked a year-old woman to the ground in broad daylight on a Midtown Manhattan sidewalk on Monday, stomped on her several times and made anti-Asian remarks in what the police called another targeted hate crime. The police said the attack happened around a.
The security camera video was shocking in its brutality. A year-old Filipino immigrant was walking down a street near Times Square when a man, in broad daylight, suddenly kicked her in the stomach. She crumpled to the sidewalk.