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Showing posts with label Hate crimes not listed as hate crimes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hate crimes not listed as hate crimes. Show all posts

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Black group racially taunts and attacks white family in Florence, police say not a hate crime


Florence's group assault with racial slurs is misdemeanor, not hate crime, police say


Article Excerpt: "...The man said his attackers taunted him with racial slurs as they hit him. Police acknowledge this but say this does not make it a hate crime. Police are officially investigating this as an assault. "At this time it's not believed to be a hate crime," said Investigator Shannon Harris. Harris said the slurs are not listed in the police report, but officers are aware of the claims. ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Update on Florence Wilson Park First Friday Racial Attack: http://www.waff.com/story/29337466/florence-police-make-arrest-in-wilson-park-attack