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“you don’t belong here” – Attacker shouted at an Asian American woman on her way to church before attacking her

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A woman was grossly attacked while on her way to church by a man who told her “you don’t belong here.”

The 65-year-old Asian American woman was seen through a Surveillance video been attacked by a man who kicked her to the ground in front of Hell’s Kitchen on West 43rd Street, New York, before stomping on her several times, including her head.

Reports gathered from the Police say he made anti-Asian statements. Sources told CBS2 he also told the woman, “You don’t belong here,” then ran off.

The incident which happened just before noon Monday, March 29 had the people watching the whole drama and didn’t try to help the woman.

Reports also revealed that the building security guard closed the door on the victim while her attacker dealt with her.

The woman sustained serious injuries before she was rushed to the hospital.

Overnight, the management company of the building said it suspended the staff members who witnessed the attack, pending an investigation.

“The Brodsky Organization condemns all forms of discrimination, racism, xenophobia and violence against the Asian American,” the Brodsky Organization said in a statement. “The staff who witnessed the attack have been suspended pending an investigation in conjunction with their union.”

The union released a statement saying the door staff “called for help immediately” and urging the public to “avoid a rush to judgment while the facts are determined.”

The statement read in part: “We unequivocally condemn all acts of hate against the AAPI community. The attack at 360 West 43rd Street is appalling and is yet another example of the unbridled hate and terror against our AAPI neighbours.

“We are disgusted and outraged by the attack and stand with our AAPI members who have increasingly faced this kind of hatred in their daily lives.”

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