Man arrested, accused of shoving woman outside bakery in Queens

Police in Queens arrested a man, accused of assaulting an Asian woman waiting in line outside a bakery Tuesday afternoon.

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- And police in Queens arrested a man accused of shoving an Asian woman to the ground. 47-year-old Patrick Mateo is charged with assault and intent to cause physical injury and harassment. On Tuesday, the 52-year-old woman was outside a bakery on Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing when the suspect got into an argument with her and then pushed her. Her head hit the metal newspaper stand. She needed 10 stitches. The attack is the latest in a spike of unprovoked attacks against Asian-Americans.