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