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Woman struck in face with metal box in alleged bias attack, NYPD says

The suspect called the 57-year-old victim an anti-white slur, police said.

Police released an image of a woman they

Police released an image of a woman they said hit another woman in the face with a metal box in an apparent bias attack on May 31. Photo Credit: NYPD

A woman was arrested after she struck another woman in the face with a large metal box and called her a “white [expletive]” in TriBeCa, police said Thursday.

Amy Bell, 37, of Crown Heights, attacked the 57-year-old victim outside 77 Warren St., between West Broadway and Greenwich Street, at about 11:50 a.m. on May 31, police said. The two women did not know each other, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for a cut on her face, police said.

Bell was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault, aggravated harassment and harassment, they said.

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