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Police arrested a man for an anti-Asian attack on a 7-11 worker, police said Wednesday.
Gregory Jacques is accused of beating up the Asian victim at the Manhattan supermarket at 589 8th Ave before 6am. on Saturday. after spitting: “You Chinese mother … er,” police said.
Gregory Jacques, 33, is arrested, accused of assaulting a Manhattan 7-Eleven cashier and calling him an “Asian motherf—er” after being stopped for shopliftinghttps://t.co/Rqr6bisR2Q
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) April 7, 2021
Police reached Jacques on Wednesday morning and charged him with assault, reckless danger and attempted assault, according to the NYPD.
The vendor had confronted Jacques after allegedly attempting to steal the goods.
Police said the incident was classified as a hate crime on Sunday, but the assailant was not immediately charged with a hate crime.
The attack comes as New York, along with the rest of the country, is facing a wave of anti-Asian incidents.
Last month, the NYPD received reports of 34 hate crimes against Asians.