Johns Hopkins student assaulted by woman using racist, anti-Asian language

A student at Johns Hopkins University was assaulted by a woman who used racist language.

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JHU officials sent out a statement saying around 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2, a student was pushed to the ground in the 1800 block of N. Charles Street, near the Parkway Theater and suffered a minor injury. 

They say the woman who pushed her down was using racially abusive, anti-Asian language against the victim and her friend during the assualt. 

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The suspect was detained and identified but ultimately, was not arrested. Officials say she appeared to be experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Any students who are victims of an incident like this are encouraged to file a complaint through official university channels. More information can be found here. Incidents can also be reported using the SpeakToUs hotline at 410-516-7777.