The alleged assault occurred at a 7-Eleven in midtown Manhattan early Saturday morning, police mentioned.
Gregory Jacques, 33, was later arrested Wednesday morning and charged with assault, together with tried assault and reckless endangerment, each in the second diploma, the NYPD mentioned in a press release.
A seven second clip of surveillance footage despatched by police seems to point out a person hanging a person as soon as earlier than the video ends.
The sufferer was a 26 12 months previous Asian male, an NYPD spokesperson instructed NCS through electronic mail.
Prior to the arrest an NYPD spokesperson instructed NCS that the incident was being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force.
NCS is inquiring with NYPD why no particular hate crime fees had been beneficial. NCS is reaching out to the district lawyer’s workplace for remark and readability on what fees in the end will probably be pursued.
It was not instantly clear whether or not an lawyer is representing Jacques at the moment.