A man was arrested after video captured him attacking an Asian female police officer in San Francisco's Chinatown on Friday, authorities say.
Gerardo Contreras, 33, faces hate crime, assault and false imprisonment charges, San Francisco police said.
ByWilson WongA man was arrested after video captured him attacking an Asian female police officer in San Francisco's Chinatown on Friday, authorities said.Gerardo Contreras, 33, faces hate crime, assault, resisting a police officer and false imprisonment charges, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
The officer, who authorities identified as an Asian woman, responded to a report of a man making threats towards other people in San Francisco's Chinatown at about 6:45 p.m. PT on Friday, police said.After she tried to confront him, surveillance video showed the man attacking her, pushing her and pinning her to the ground. The video was released by the police union on Sunday.
The footage showed several bystanders rushing to the officer's aid and trying to pull the man off of her before backup officers arrived at the scene.The woman's identity was not released by authorities, but police said she was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening, police said. headtopics.com
In a statement posted with the surveillance, the police union said:"We are deeply grateful to these citizens who rushed to our officer’s aide."It was unclear if Contreras had an attorney.The incident was the latest act of violence against Asian Americans across the country this year.
Ananalysis of hate crime datain April revealed that the increase in anti-Asian attacks has remained consistent.The research, released by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, found that hate crimes surged 169 percent when comparing the first quarter of 2021 to the same time period in 2020 across 15 major cities.Read more: NBC News »
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I love you , your ability to turn everything in race issues don’t stop to amaze me 😂😂😂 Wtf this happened like two weeks ago.... Dear slow news day? This happened 5/25 and you have been reporting it since then, usually multiple times a day. The Agua Dulce incident happened just after this and you stopped posting story after a day & 1/2…why?
Claudia Valle is still employed by SFPD thanks to chesaboudin. Why do black people hate Asians? How is this worthy of 'hate crime' charges? It's a mentally unwell/likely homeless person and the officer *happened* to be Asian. Ridiculous. It looks like she went after him It’s those racist white men again 🤡🤡🤡
I left my heart....in San Francisco.....LOL. What a shithole. I don't think he would care what race the officer was. Always racial with NBC The result of Trump saying 'The China Virus' over 400 times on camera. Trump and his Make Amerikkka Great Again. Smdoh
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What is wrong with these people And why is his ass hanging out? this guy had it now. mexican 2020 -zero Asians shot by white cops - why ? Why don't they round up all the homeless people and ship them to an island? We could just airdrop food once a month for them. Dude, yo buttcrack is having a party. She had a gun though smh
The other pandemic. Why are so many bad guys in US? She should’ve dropped him.
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leahaller551 She should've had him lean against something with legs spread or on the ground, etc. It keeps the subject off balance so they can't turn around and attack you. If he'd had a weapon she'd be dead. (Former law enforcement) Nice ass Seriously.....am I looking at asscrack on that worthless piece of fat phuqk or am I mistaken?
Another black thug beating up an Asian Woman.. in others Breaking News... Water is Wet Lucky for bad guy none of them knew how to fight! someone should crack down on him Plus he had a lot of crack on him 🤣🤣 This ain’t right!! It’s San Francisco, so he’s probably already out on bail.
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Video Shows Man Punching Asian Woman Unprovoked In New York ChinatownA man was charged with assault as a hate crime, the NYPD said. Good. About time thanks The African-American slogan is, no justice, no peace. But they like to attack Asian-Americans very much. It's the equivalent of Americans attacking Americans because African Americans are Americans and Asian Americans are Americans.