New York City police are investigating a hate crime after one man said to another, “I’m going to kill you white boy,” before slicing his throat.
The brutal and unprovoked attack happened in Queens at around 2 a.m. Thursday.
Video from the incident begins with the attacker and a woman across the street from the surveillance camera. As the pair cross the street the attacker is seen motioning towards someone inside of a building before approaching the victim, who was walking with a female companion.
The attacker allegedly approached the man and said “I’m going to kill you white boy” in Spanish and then sliced him from his ear to the middle of his throat with an unknown sharp object.
The victim said he knows a little Spanish and could understand the threat.
The suspect and his girlfriend, both of whom are Hispanic, according to Pix 11, fled the scene.
The victim was taken to the hospital and received stitches.