An Asian Woman Was Walking on a Philly Street on Easter Sunday When a Stranger Slapped her

Posted 8 days ago

From WWW.NBCPHILADELPHIA.COM

A woman of Asian descent was randomly attacked on Easter Sunday afternoon while walking on a busy Philadelphia street.

A man walking by slapped her as she walked with a friend. The attacker kept walking, surveillance footage shows. The attack happened on 11th Street near Filbert, outside of the Fashion District mall.

People stopped to check on the victim, and one flagged down police. Police quickly tracked down the suspect, whom police identified as Alex White, a 30-year-old homeless man.

Police say they don't believe the attack was racially motivated, but the attack happened just a few blocks from Philadelphia's Chinatown.... (Read more)