The New York Daily News reports police have charged a man out on parole for killing his mother with the caught-on-video stomping of a 65-year-old Asian woman outside a luxury Manhattan building on Monday.
Brandon Elliot, 38, was charged with assault as a hate crime and other charges at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday after cops received numerous Crime Stoppers tips, the Daily News reports.
The Daily News reports in 2002 Elliot, 19 at the time, was arrested for fatally stabbing his mother three times in the chest in front of his 5-year-old sister, in the Bronx. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. He was released on supervised release and lifetime parole just 16 months ago.
Brandon Elliot, a parolee out on supervised release, has been arrested & charged w/ this brutal assault.
New York Police were seeking an assault suspect who attacked a woman in Manhattan on Monday, March 29.
“The suspect punched and kicked a 65-year-old woman while making anti-Asian statements,” at about 11:40 a.m. in front of 360 W. 43rd Street, the NYPD tweeted.
Law enforcement sources said the man told the victim “you don’t belong here,” along with other anti-Asian comments, WPIX-TV reports. The victim sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.
🚨WANTED for ASSAULT: Do you know this guy? On 3/29/21 at approx 11:40 AM, in front of 360 W 43 St in Manhattan, the suspect punched and kicked a 65-year-old woman while making anti-Asian statements. Any info? DM @NYPDTips or anonymously call them at 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/WRE4kSHtRG
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.
Building owner The Brodsky Organization condemned the attack in a statement late Monday night and said that building staff who witnessed the attack were “suspended pending an investigation in conjunction with their union,” WPIX reports.