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- A man shouted anti-white remarks at a bus rider in Brooklyn and then socked him in the face, police say
- It happened Monday morning in Downtown Brooklyn on board a B25 bus on Fulton Street
- The victim suffered swelling and pain to his face; the attacker fled the area after the blow
Police are looking for a man they say punched another man in the face on a bus in Brooklyn while making anti-white, anti-gay remarks Monday morning.
The suspect, who is black, approached a 29-year-old white man on board a B25 bus on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn around 10 a.m. on July 30, punched him in the face and allegedly said, "I hate everyone like you, a white b---- h---," according to police.
The attacker got off the bus at Fulton and Bond streets and ran off southbound on Bond, police said.
The suspect is described as about 5 feet 10 inches, around 180 to 200 pounds, with an earring in his left ear.
The victim suffered swelling and pain to his face, police said.
Police are investigating the assault as a hate crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.