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Man charged with hate crime in park attack on Black teen

Man charged with hate crime in park attack on Black teen

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A white man facing assault charges in an attack on a Black Michigan teenager was charged Tuesday with a federal hate crime. “The allegations in this case, which essentially amount to violent and blatant racism, are deeply offensive to the values we hold in Michigan,” U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider said. Lee Mouat, 42, is accused of striking 18-year-old Devin...

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