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Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Spitting On Woman, Making Anti-Asian Comments On Upper West Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The NYPD is investigating another possible Asian-American hate crime.

Police have released video of the person they're looking for, who is accused of spitting on a woman on the Upper West Side.

Police are searching for a suspect accused of spitting on a woman and making anti-Asian comments on the Upper West Side on July 25, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

The 26-year-old woman says the suspect approached her around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Broadway and 60th Street.

The victim says in addition to being spit on, the suspect made anti-Asian comments.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

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