Does this count as a hate crime?
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man needed multiple stitches after his throat was slashed during an unprovoked attack in Queens, police said.
The incident occurred around 2:20 a.m. Thursday near Seneca and Gates avenues in the Ridgewood section.
The 24-year-old victim was walking with his girlfriend when a man ran up to him and said “I’m going to kill you white boy” in Spanish, police said. The suspect then slashed the victim’s throat with a razor, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.
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