A man and a woman were attacked on Friday by robbers who allegedly yelled "anti-white statements," police say.
The incident occurred on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, on West End Avenue between West 76th and 77th Streets on November 18th.
Around 6:39 p.m., the NYPD says, "a 61-year-old male and a 54-year-old female... were approached by two individuals who yelled anti-white statements at them. One of the individuals then took a skateboard and hit the male victim in the face and pushed the female victim to the ground. The individuals then removed the male's jacket and fled the scene in an unknown location."
The victims were taken to St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital for their injuries.
Police released surveillance video of the suspects; one is described as 5'10" tall and last wearing dark clothing, black helmet and holding a skateboard, while the other is described as 6'4" tall, last wearing dark colored clothing and possibly wearing a pink Mohawk.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.