On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at approximately 1300 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a harassment at the corner of 1st Avenue and E. 57th Street, within the confines of the 17th Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

Upon arrival, a 25-year-old female victim informed police that she was walking southbound on 1st Avenue, when an unknown individual approached her, made anti-Asian statements towards her, and attempted to strike her with a closed fist before fleeing on foot, northbound on 1st Avenue.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force has been notified.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the suspect was identified as follows.

Arrested:

Daniel Negroni
1951 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460

Charges:

  • hate crime;
  • aggravated harassment.

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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