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Woman sought in anti-Muslim attack in Queens

Posted at 2:41 AM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 02:41:37-04

JAMAICA Queens – A woman is wanted for a violent anti-Muslim attack on another woman in Queens earlier this month, police said.

A woman is sought for an anti-Muslim attack in Jamaica, Queens that happened on March 3, 2017. (NYPD)

It happened in the vicinity of Sutphin Blvd. and 109th Ave. in Jamaica on March 6th.

Cops say a female approached the 26-year-old victim and told allegedly her "you stink, you [expletive] Muslim" before punching her on the side of the neck. She then ran away northbound on Sutphin Blvd.

She is described as having brightly colored hair, last seen wearing a multi-colored jacket, a dark-colored shirt, dark-colored pants and boots.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.