NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been anotherin New York City.
Disturbing video shows a man walk up to a woman and then hit her hard in the face, knocking her to the ground.
This was just sent to me from my constituent. This just happened in my district in Chinatown. He has been arrested and our precinct is investigating.
— Yuh-Line Niou (@yuhline)
The incident happened at around 6:15 p.m. on Monday outside a restaurant on Bayard Street in.
Police said the victim is 55 years old and is expected to be OK.
CBS2 spoke with Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, who represents the district in which the attacked happened.
“It’s heartbreaking and obviously very devastating and traumatic for my community. I cannot understand why people can’t just see that we are also human,” Niou said.
The suspect was arrested, but no charges were immediately filed against him.