ALBANY – Police have arrested a Guilderland man after they say he attacked a 43-year-old Army captain while inside the Walmart store located on Washington Avenue Extension.
According to police, 47-year-old Yiqiang Wu yelled derogatory statements at the man about the U.S. Army before striking him several times in the face.
The captain, who was wearing his Army uniform at the time, suffered bruises as well as a laceration over his eye. He was treated at the scene.
The suspect was charged with assault as a hate crime and released on bail.