Cops Say Homeless Man Punched and Used Anti-Asian Slur at Good Samaritan

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A homeless man assaulted and hurled an anti-Asian slur at a Good Samaritan who tried to stop him from harassing an elderly couple in Brooklyn, according to cops and police sources.

The victim, a 62-year-old Asian man, was at 86th Street and 25th Avenue in Gravesend around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday when he spotted a man bothering the older couple, cops said.

When he attempted to intervene, the suspect — identified as Donovan Lawson, 26 — punched him the face, cops said.

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