By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man has been arrested after police say he assaulted an elderly Asian man in what appears to be a racially motivated attack. The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on the 300 block of North 10th Street in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood.

According to police, officers were called to the scene for multiple reports of a man assaulting a 64-year-old Asian man while shouting anti-Asian remarks.

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Police say the suspect was tased twice by officers and then arrested.

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The suspect was taken to the hospital for evaluation, police say, but he was not injured.

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The investigation remains ongoing.