WATCH – “F*ck you Chinese people! I hate you!” Black man yells as he punches Asian shop owner in Washington, DC

The Hill:

A Washington, D.C., shop owner was punched in the face during a confrontation with a customer Tuesday. 

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a black man who punched an Asian store owner in the face in a possible hate crime.

Surveillance video taken inside of Max Trading, a Northeast DC jewelry store shows a black man punching the Asian store owner in the face.

Max Trading owner Chong Hu Lu said he was punched in the face after a customer got upset about his store’s policy of not removing the jewelry from the case and started to yell obscenities, according to a tweet posted by WRC reporter Aimee Cho on Wednesday.

The store owner said the attacker yelled, “F*ck you Chinese people! I hate you!”

Surveillance video was released showing the attack, which resulted in Lu receiving 14 stitches, according to the Cho’s post. 

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