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A white woman was smashed in the face by a metal box-wielding stranger on a Tribeca street in an apparent bias attack, cops say
The 57-year-old woman told police the attacker, who is black, made an anti-white statement before bashing her in the head
The suspect is thought to be in her 30s, and was carrying a silver and black metal box
Police in Manhattan are looking for a woman who smashed another woman in the face with a large metal box in an apparent bias attack.
The victim, a 57-year-old white woman, said she was walking on Warren Street in Tribeca when a black woman approached her and hit her in the face with the metal box on May 31, police said.
The suspect made an anti-white statement, then ran off.
The victim was treated for a cut to the face at NYU Langone Medical Center.
The suspect is thought to be in her 30s, and was carrying a silver and black metal box.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).