Man accused of assaulting, shouting racist remarks at Asian man in Chinatown

Philadelphia police are investigating a "racial incident" after an Asian man was assaulted in Chinatown.

It happened on the 300 block of North 10th Street Tuesday around 7:40 p.m.

According to police, they got several calls about the suspect attacking an Asian man and shouting anti-Asian remarks. 

Police say the suspect was tased and taken into custody. He was transported to Jefferson for evaluation.

The 64-year-old victim was not injured. The investigation is ongoing.


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