Don`t Mention Race, Even If It Costs Lives
September 04, 2007, 01:27 AM
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A violent black racist has been making violent attacks on Asian women in New York, and he`s described in most news stories as an African-American, with an police artist sketch of his face. Most news stories, but I found one news story on the Metro papers site with not only no picture, but a complete description of him with the main detail omitted. The picture below does not appear in Metro`s version of the story, I got it from a more responsible news site. slasher
metro—Cops seek slasher

by joshua rhett miller / metro new york

AUG 27, 2007

MANHATTAN. At least three women have been slashed by a man as they walked along busy city streets, most recently in Chinatown, police said.

The victims — Asian-Americans in their 30s or 40s — told police that the suspect slashed their right arms with a knife or an unknown object as he passed them. The latest attack occurred Aug. 17 at Chrystie and Delancey streets, where a 35-year-old woman was attacked. Police said the woman suffered a minor laceration and was taken to an area hospital for observation.

Investigators believe the same man is also responsible for two attacks on July 16. A 32-year-old victim was slashed as she walked on West 32nd Street and a 46-year-old woman was assaulted hours later near Grand and Chrystie streets.

Police said the suspect was described as a man in his late 20s about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a light gray sweatshirt with the numbers �09� on the back. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 800-577-TIPS.

This is the paper that`s given away free on the subways in New York, so it`s the one that`s among the most likely to be seen by potential victims, but they just can`t say that the guy who`s slashing random Asian women is black—even if it costs lives.

Ask Joshua Rhett Miller[email] if he did this on purpose, and ask the editors of NY Metro [email] if this is their policy.