75-yr-old Sikh man on visitor visa attacked in New York’s Queens


A 75-year-old Sikh man was allegedly attacked while he was on an early morning walk in Queens, in which his nose was broken and he received severe bruises.

Singh has only been in the country for two weeks and was on a visitor’s visa.

The assault, police say was unprovoked, reports abc7ny.com.

Nirmal Singh spoke to Eyewitness News about the attack. He was still wearing his bloodied jacket and spoke in Punjabi.

Singh said that he was allegedly punched from behind on a Sunday morning walk around 7 a.m. on 95th Avenue and Lefferts Blvd. in Richmond Hill.

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There were no words exchanged, but the assault left him with injuries.