Possible Bronx hate crimes investigated

September 2, 2009 2:51:04 PM PDT
The NYPD is searching for suspects involved in possible bias attacks in the Bronx. Police are searching for 4 to 5 male Hispanics who they say were involved in three separate incidents.

Police say on Sat. Aug. 29th two victims were approached by four men who shouted anti-Mexican slurs at them, chased them, and assaulted them.

The following day on Sunday a 53-year-old victim was approached by five males who shouted anti-Mexican slurs, assaulted him, and stabbed him in the torso. The victim was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital.

On Monday, police say a 47-year-old male was approached by several male Hispanics who shouted anti-Mexican slurs at him and assaulted him. That victim was treated at Lincoln Hospital.

The incidents are being investigated by the NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force as Biased crimes.

Anyone with information in regards to these Assaults is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.com , or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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