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D.A. Vance: Brandon Elliot Charged with Hate Crimes for Brutal Attack 65-Year-Old Asian-American Woman in Midtown

“Mr. Elliot is accused of brutally shoving, kicking, and stomping a 65-year-old mother to the ground after telling her that she didn’t belong here,” said District Attorney Vance. “Let me be clear: this brave woman belongs here. Asian-American New Yorkers belong here. Everyone belongs here. Attacks against Asian-American New Yorkers are attacks against all New Yorkers, and my Office will continue to stand against hate in all its forms.

D.A. Vance Delivers Remarks on Crimes Against Asian-American New Yorkers at NYPD Press Conference

Mr. Elliot is accused of brutally shoving, kicking, and stomping a 65-year-old mother to the ground – after telling her that she didn’t belong here. Let me be clear: this brave woman belongs here. Asian-American New Yorkers belong here. Everyone belongs here. Attacks against Asian-American New Yorkers are attacks against all New Yorkers, and my Office will continue to stand against hate in all its forms.