Suspect Arrested In 2 Separate Anti-Asian Attacks In Brooklyn

A Brooklyn man is facing hate crime charges in two separate attacks against Asian Americans.

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MAURICE DuBOIS: Tonight, a Brooklyn man is facing hate crime charges in two separate attacks against Asian-Americans. Police arresting 27-year-old Joseph Russo. Investigators say he shoved a 77-year-old Asian man to the ground on Monday outside a supermarket in Sheepshead Bay. Russo is also accused of attacking a 32-year-old Asian woman last month on King's Highway. Police say he grabbed that victim and pulled her hair before walking away.