Police on the John Hopkins University campus in Baltimore are investigating an an attack on an Asian American student there, reports CBS 13.
Authorities say the suspect used anti-Asian slurs while shoving the woman victim to the ground.
A companion of the victim was also abused, according to Fox Baltimore.
Police describe the suspect as being in a behavioral health crisis and declined to make an arrest.
“We condemn this apparent bias-motivated attack and express solidarity with the AAPI community in Maryland and nationwide as Asian Americans face an increasing level of bigotry,” said CAIR’s Maryland Director Zainab Chaudry in a statement sent to AsAmNews.
The victim suffered minor injuries.
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