A Crown Heights man who attacked an Asian woman as she was walking to the store has been charged with a hate crime, according to prosecutors.

Mercel Jackson, 52, told police that Chinese people are “not supposed to be in this country” after walking up and punching an Asian woman in the face near Classon Avenue and Greene Street in Clinton Hill late last month, according to prosecutors.

The 67-year-old woman was left with bruising and swelling after the unprovoked attack, prosecutors said.

A Crown Heights man who punched an Asian woman was charged with a hate crime, prosecutors said. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY — A Crown Heights man who attacked an Asian woman as she was walking to the store has been charged with a hate crime, according to prosecutors.

Mercel Jackson, 52, […]

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