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Who is Alexander Wright?
Alexander Wright, 48, of Manhattan, was charged with one count of assault as a hate crime, battery and criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with the “unprovoked” attack, according to authorities.
The woman was walking down Bayard Street shortly after 6 p.m. ET when a man in the opposite direction randomly hit her in the face, causing her to fall to the ground, according to police and surveillance video New York State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou posted on Twitter .
How old is Alexander Wright?
He is 48 year old .
Arrested and Charged
A man was arrested after video captured him punching a 55-year-old Asian woman in the face in New York City’s Chinatown on Monday, authorities said.
Manhattan, was charged with one count of assault as a hate crime, battery and criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with the “unprovoked” attack, according to authorities.
The woman was taken to New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, where she was stable, police said. Authorities did not immediately release the identity of the victim.
Wright was arrested one block from the attack and taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychological evaluation.
Efforts to reach Wright by phone were unsuccessful Tuesday. It was unclear if he had a lawyer.
The incident was the last anti-Asian hate crime in the United States this year.
An analysis of hate crime data in late April revealed that the rise in attacks against Asians has remained constant.
The research, published by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, found that hate crimes increased 169 percent when comparing the first quarter of 2021 with the same period of 2020 in 15 major cities.
A report from the center in March showed that hate crimes increased by nearly 150 percent in major cities last year.