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Woman throws glass bottle at Black jogger, yells racial slur in Queens: NYPD

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 12:00:15-04

WOODSIDE, Queens — Police are looking for a woman who threw a bottle at a jogger and called her a racial slur in Queens last month, according to the NYPD.

The 37-year-old victim, who is Black, was jogging near 53rd Place and Broadway in Woodside around noon on Aug. 17 when a woman hurled a glass bottle at her back and called her the N-word, police said.

The suspect continued to yell at the victim, who jogged away without injury, police said.

The NYPD released video of the incident and a photo of the suspect on Wednesday.

The attack is under investigation by the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.

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