A spokesman for the Seattle Police Department’s Bias Crime Unit told Insider that there is still an active investigation into the incident.
Chan told Insider that he broke down in tears when he saw the vandalism.
“I started realizing that people were trying to stay away from me because I’m Asian,” Kim told Insider.
Despite fears for their own safety, many Asian-American restaurant workers are staying open to try and keep their businesses afloatSeattle’s Chinatown community rallied around Jade Garden after it was vandalized.
Founder Max Leung told Insider that the group regularly patrols the streets both on foot and by vehicle.