China News Service, January 16th. According to the Chinese website of the United States, on the morning of the 15th local time, a 40-year-old Asian woman died on the spot in a subway pushing case in New York City, USA, and a suspect was detained.

  According to reports, local police said the incident occurred on the platform of the N/Q/R line of the Times Square subway station on 42nd Street.

A woman was pushed onto the tracks as a southbound R train pulled in at about 9.40am on the 15th.

  When police arrived, they found the woman lying on the tracks, traumatized and unconscious.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

  Police said the victim had not had any contact with the suspect before the incident, and the suspect had harassed another non-Asian woman before pushing the person, but was avoided by the other party.

  According to reports, the suspect fled the scene and then went to the police station to surrender himself and has been detained.

This person has a previous arrest record.

  Investigators have not yet determined whether the latest case was racially motivated.

During the new crown epidemic, anti-Asian hate incidents have surged across the United States.

New York City crime statistics show that as of December 2021, cases against Asian Americans have increased by 361 percent from the previous year.

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