New York woman arrested after making anti-Asian insults against salon workers and NYPD undercover agents

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New Yorker who denounced Manhattan nail salon staff for ‘bringing coronavirus to this country’ then shouted anti-Asian racist remarks against undercover NYPD police officer has been arrested for hate crimes

  • Police on Tuesday arrested 50-year-old Sharon Williams after she bullied employees in a salon in Chinatown and scolded anti-Asian insults
  • Williams continued her hateful rant on the sidewalk, where she allegedly harassed an Asian plainclothes officer
  • Police say they called the officer a ‘monkey’ and a ‘Chinese mother f ***** who brought COVID to this country!’ when she was taken into custody
  • NYPD reports that New York City has at least 35 anti-Asian hate crime reports this year alone, up from 28 in all of 2020
  • Increased awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes in the US has led to the popular ‘Stop Asian Hate’ movement online and in rallies across the country

A New York woman was arrested after harassing workers in a parlor in Chinatown and shouting anti-Asian libel at an undercover police officer.

Police say Sharon Williams, 50, stepped into the Good Choice for Nails Salon near Manhattan’s Chinatown on Tuesday afternoon and started cursing workers, at one point to the workers ‘you brought the Coronavirus to this country!’

According to Daily newsWilliams continued her hateful rant on the sidewalk, where she allegedly harassed an Asian pedestrian who turned out to be a plainclothes officer.

Police say they called the officer a ‘monkey’ and a ‘Chinese mother f ***** who brought COVID to this country!’ when she was taken into custody.

Since the shutdown of the coronavirus in the US last March, a report has been issued Stop AAPI hate at least has been documented In the past year alone, 3,795 racially motivated attacks on Asian Americans.

Police on Tuesday arrested 50-year-old Sharon Williams after she bullied employees in a salon in Chinatown and scolded anti-Asian insults

Police on Tuesday arrested 50-year-old Sharon Williams after she bullied employees in a salon in Chinatown and scolded anti-Asian insults

Police Williams called the officer a 'monkey' and a 'Chinese mother f ***** who brought COVID to this country!'  when she was taken into custody

Police Williams called the officer a 'monkey' and a 'Chinese mother f ***** who brought COVID to this country!'  when she was taken into custody

Police Williams called the officer a ‘monkey’ and a ‘Chinese mother f ***** who brought COVID to this country!’ when she was taken into custody

Police charged Williams with severe harassment as a hate crime and criminal offense.

Her arrest is part of an increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the city. The NYPD reports that New York City alone has at least 35 anti-Asian hate crime reports as of January, up from 28 in all of 2020.

Increased awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes in the US has led to the popular ‘Stop Asian Hate’ movement online and in rallies across the country.

The movement gained traction after the high-profile shootings in March in three spas in Georgia, where a gunman killed eight people, including six Asian women.

Last week, surveillance footage caught an elderly 65-year-old Asian woman attacked by a stranger who made anti-Asian statements in a random attack in New York City.

Increased awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes in the US has led to the popular 'Stop Asian Hate' movement online and in rallies across the country

Increased awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes in the US has led to the popular 'Stop Asian Hate' movement online and in rallies across the country

Increased awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes in the US has led to the popular ‘Stop Asian Hate’ movement online and in rallies across the country

In 2020 it has United Nations drew attention to the problem by attributing the ‘alarming level’ of racist attacks in the US to COVID -19, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.

“Racially motivated violence and other incidents against Asian-Americans have reached alarming levels in the United States since the outbreak of COVID19,” the report said.

The Center for the Study of Hatred and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, reported that anti-Asian hate crimes in America’s largest cities are up 149% in 2020, while the overall hate crime rate is down 7 percent.

The report found that the biggest rise was in New York, where anti-Asian hate crimes rose from just three in 2019 to 28 in 2020, up 833%.

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