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Asian American Man Headbutted on Steinway Street in Bias Attack: NYPD

An alleged racist, pictured above, headbutted an Asian American man in an unprovoked attack on Steinway Street Tuesday night (NYPD and GMaps)

July 15, 2022 By Max Murray

A 22-year-old Asian American man was headbutted on Steinway Street in Astoria Tuesday night in an unprovoked bias attack, police said.

The victim was outside 34-27 Steinway St. at around 9 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown man who allegedly hurled anti-Asian statements at him and then headbutted him without provocation.

The alleged racist then fled the location, while the stunned 22-year-old suffered a chipped tooth. The victim did not require medical attention at the scene.

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating this incident. Police released photos of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Police released photos of an alleged racist, pictured above, who headbutted a 22-year-old Asian American man in a bias attack Tuesday night (NYPD)

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Rosanna

Steinway and Ditmars has many homeless, racists and mentally ill people walking around. It why i moved.

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Get that close to me and take my picture

I’ll head butt you, too.

Sorry, pictures speak a thousand words.

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I agree, assault is ok if you're close to people

So you believe the victim is to blame?

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Yes, and he's not a victim.

You are telling me that this dude stayed behind after the headbutt for a photo-op???

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It's not that we don't care.

There’s nothing in it for us. Not talking money sense but protection sense. There’s no protection for the regular dogooders out there.

He used his head as a weapon, what happened I’d he also had a knife on him or a gun???

See something say something? No. See something get the hell out of Dodge.

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your lucky day

now you will be able to easily get a concealed carry permit thanks to the US constitution being enforced properly…problem solved!

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That saying is stupid.

Guns kill people. Remove the gun and replace it with a banana. That banana can’t kill anyone.

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Carey

Many East Asians have moved to Astoria and LIC to get away from being living in fear and live with a certain demographic. People just stand around and do nothing. If a white man was attacking the Asian the typical Astorian transplant would get involved and hold a vigil. Any comment from Caban, AOC, Giannaris?

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In reality

Many people have absolutely no idea what they are. He looks pacific Island-y to me.

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Trump lovers say this isn't a hate crime in 3, 2...

Let’s hear the people that blame everything on the perpetrator’s race explain this one away. Was this just ANOTHER lone wolf?

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I have a problem with you and you decide to get that close to me and take pictures?

Sorry, no hate crime for when you ask for it.

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I have a problem with you and you get in my face about it and take my picture???

Sorry, no hate crime for when you ask for it.

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Sorry

But recording someone that close is NOT without provocation!!!! That’s provocation right there.

You telling me he stayed around after the attack for photo ops??? Nope. Fail.

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So we have multiple pictures this dude,

Some very close up. Perhaps that’s why he headbutted the “victim “. You can’t get that close to someone who has some beef with you and expect for him, her or them to leave your person alone. You get what you have coming to you.

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You need citizens like him???^^^

I don’t think so!! How ignorant are you who think only citizens should have access to the internet????

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Gullible Republicans believe in myths fairytales and conspiracy theories and slave labor

Bet the perp is here illegally

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Trump promised a "one-time payment" from Mexico for a border wall

Did you vote for the president that completely failed to pass immigration reform with control of both houses?

You lost the ability to play the “blame the illegalz!” card after that, sorry.

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fake news

You mean the guy that gave us the most secure border in modern history and implemented the remain in mexico policy??

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Agreed, there was no "one-time payment" from Mexico

Taxpayers paid a LOT of money for stacks of steel beams that are stacked in Arizona. Other than that no wall was built, and Mexico didn’t pay for it.

Aka “most secure border in modern history” 😂 Trump couldn’t even defend the Capitol…

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Gullible liberals think men can become pregnant.

Oh my! Another white supremacist on the loose!

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