New York (Associated Press)-The daughter of an Asian woman who was attacked in New York City said Thursday that a person not seen in the surveillance video screamed and distracted the attacker while others watched And did not take any intervention measures, thus helping the woman.
Elizabeth Kari wrote on the fundraising page She is ready for the care of her mother. She said that when a man partnered with her 65-year-old mother, Vilma Kari, kicked her into the stomach, knocked her to the ground, and repeatedly stepped on her face, bystanders It’s just across the street. time Square.
Elizabeth Kari wrote that the person remained anonymous and “yelled to get the attention of the attacker.” Fundraising service GoFundMe verified the authenticity of the web page. The Associated Press could not reach Caris for comment; Elizabeth Kari left a message seeking an interview.
She wrote: “I want to thank you for stepping in and doing the right thing.”
Brandon Elliot is a 38-year-old parole prisoner who was sentenced to death nearly two decades ago. His mother was indicted on Wednesday. Assault and attempted assault are hate crimes. His lawyer urged the public to “keep the verdict until all facts are brought to court.”
The attack was one of the latest incidents in a nationwide surge in anti-Asian hate crimes, which drew widespread condemnation and aroused warnings of what appeared to be bystanders to fail to help. The police said no one called 911. After Cali was beaten, the patrol rushed to Cali.
Vilma Kari, who immigrated from the Philippines decades ago, suffered serious injuries, including a pelvic fracture. Her daughter said she was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and was “physically safe and uplifted.”
Elizabeth Kari wrote: “Although the recovery process is not easy, she has always been my role model.” “We hope she will recover soon.”
While walking to the church, Vilma Kari was attacked outside the luxury apartment building. There is a photo on her Facebook profile showing St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City.
Two workers in the lobby of the building were seen in the surveillance video. They watched the violence, but to no avail. The video showed that about 10 seconds after the attacker started walking away, a worker was closing the door of the building because she was lying on the ground. The building’s management company stated that these workers have been suspended and are awaiting investigation.
When the attacker left Kari, the well-known excerpt from the video ended. Her daughter wrote on Thursday that the man was crossing the road and walking towards bystanders who yelled at him. She said that the person has remained anonymous.
The workers’ union SEIU 32BJ said on Wednesday that the workers waited until the attacker walked away to check on Kari and lifted a nearby patrol car because they thought he had a knife.
A longer version of the surveillance video showed that the worker identified by the union as the doorman waited in the lobby for more than a minute before leaving for Cali. About a minute later, the video showed a police car getting up. Before the video was cut off, workers and officials met her again on the sidewalk for a few minutes.
Elizabeth Kari wrote that in addition to caring for her mother, her mother also hopes to donate part of the fundraising campaign to support other victims and help those who raise awareness and are committed to preventing anti-American hate crimes organization. Raised nearly $100,000 in less than a day-far exceeding the goal of $20,000.
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According to surveillance video, the story has been corrected, indicating that the employees of the apartment building waited more than a minute instead of about 40 seconds before approaching the victim of the attack.