Police responded to a stabbing incident Tuesday involving two Asian women in downtown San Francisco. A man was arrested last Tuesday after two Asian women were stabbed while waiting for a bus in San Francisco, police said. On Sunday in Baltimore, a man was arrested and accused of beating two Asian American sisters with a cinder block piece at a liquor store and -- in another incident on Sunday -- police in New York said two Asian women were attacked by a person wielding a hammer. The attacks come as reports of anti-Asian violence increase nationally and Congress considers a bill to combat a surge in hate crimes targeting the Asian American community. In San Francisco, police responded to reports of a stabbing last week in the downtown area. Two women, ages 84 and 63, were taken to a hospital with multiple stab wounds and remained hospitalized on Wednesday, the San Francisco Police Department said in a news release.
Suspect caught on video attacking Asian woman with hammer in New York City
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An older woman buckled to her knees. In broad daylight, on one of the busiest streets in San Francisco, two unsuspecting Asian women, one of them 84 years old, had just been attacked by a man with a large military-style knife, the authorities and witnesses said. Lee, who witnessed the attack on Tuesday afternoon. Police arrested a year-old man, Patrick Thompson, who they say carried out the attack, although the motive remains unknown. Thompson was charged on Wednesday with attempted murder. Both women were treated for their wounds at a San Francisco hospital and their conditions were described by the police as non-life-threatening. Over the past several months, Asian-Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area have been shoved to the ground, punched and robbed — attacks that have come amid a rise in anti-Asian hate across the country and the scapegoating of Asian communities for the spread of the coronavirus.
Daylight Attack on 2 Asian Women in San Francisco Increases Fears
An Asian woman in New York City was attacked in the head with a hammer by a stranger who demanded the victim remove her mask, police said Monday. No arrests have been made as of Tuesday morning. The attack occurred about p.
So I am very sure that she got sliced," the witness said of one victim. Police said the and year-old women remained hospitalized Wednesday. The year-old was initially treated for life-threatening injuries, but her medical status has been upgraded to non-life threatening, police said. Patrick Thompson, 54, of San Francisco was arrested about two hours after the attack.