Police: Woman arrested in hammer attack on Asian woman in Manhattan

Police say a woman was arrested in connection to an attack on an Asian American woman in Manhattan earlier this month.

News 12 Staff

May 13, 2021, 11:44 AM

Updated 1,126 days ago

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Police say a woman was arrested in connection to an attack on an Asian American woman in Manhattan earlier this month.
Officers say 37-year-old Ebony Jackson was arrested on Wednesday.
Surveillance video shows two women walking in front of 411 West 42 St. Police say the suspect is then seen demanding the women to take their masks off before striking one victim on the head with a hammer.
Jackson is facing multiple felonies, including assault and criminal possession of a weapon.


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