Army Officer Attacked at Wal-Mart
Skip to the 50 second mark to see the assault... A crazed man attacked a U.S. Army officer at a Wal-Mart store in Albany, New York, after verbally harassing the solider for his military service, video surveillance footage shows. Albany police released the footage after charging 47- year-old Yiqiang Wu of Schenectady with assault as a hate crime for Thursday's fight at a checkout line. The Army captain told police that a man behind him in line began to yell derogatory comments at him about the United States and his service to the nation. 'It started with the middle finger and the officer asked if it was for him or something of that nature and it escalated from there,' Officer Steve Smith, of the Albany Police Department, told News10.com. Police said Wu then struck the captain several times in the face.