Police say a man was punched on a Williamsburg street corner by a man allegedly yelling "anti-white statements," which reportedly included, "Get out of my neighborhood white boy."

According to the NYPD, the incident occurred at 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2nd: The victim, a 42-year-old white male, "was standing at the corner of Berry Street and Division Avenue when the suspect walked up to him and punched him in the back of the head while yelling anti-white statements. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect fled the location, running into the Roberto Clemente Housing Development across the street from the location."

The Daily News reports that the attacker said, "Get out of my neighborhood white boy. Get out of my neighborhood, cracker."

The victim refused medical attention. Police released surveillance footage of the suspect, and the NYPD describes him as "a Hispanic male, 5'11" tall, weighing 190 pounds."


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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.