The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is looking for three men wanted for a bias attack on the south shore of Staten Island. In the early morning hours of June 17, a white guy (pictured above, on surveillance video) got in a dispute with a Hispanic guy in a store at the corner of Richmond Avenue and Victory Boulevard. The white guy dropped a slur. They both left, and the Hispanic guy was walking away when, in front of 6 Greentree Lane about a block away from the store, a car pulled up and the white guy and two friend jumped out and beat him with baseball bats.
If you have information as to this man or this incident, NYPD asks you to contact 1-800-577-TIPS(8477), www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 15, 2009