LAPD seeks ‘individuals of curiosity’ in suspected hate crime


Los Angeles Police Division detectives wish to query two males a few suspected hate crime dedicated final week in downtown Los Angeles.

On Wednesday, about the identical time a mob of President Trump’s supporters overran the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., members of a pro-Trump crowd accosted a Black girl, Berlinda Nibo, close to Los Angeles’ Metropolis Corridor, Nibo beforehand instructed The Occasions. Nibo said people in the crowd yelled racial slurs, pulled off her wig, struck her and pepper-sprayed her face.

LAPD detectives have been investigating the incident as an alleged hate crime, and on Monday they stated they wish to communicate with two males the division recognized as “individuals of curiosity.”

One is a white man, 40 to 45 years previous and about 6 toes tall. He was carrying sun shades, a grey hat with an American flag emblem and a grey T-shirt with the quantity 45.

The opposite is a white man, 30 to 40 years previous and about 6 toes tall. He was final seen carrying a black tactical vest, ripped jean shorts and a black cap. He was photographed carrying a megaphone eventually week’s demonstration.

Detectives want to question this man about a suspected hate crime committed last week in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Police Division detectives wish to query this man a few suspected hate crime dedicated final week in downtown Los Angeles.

(Los Angeles Police Division)

Anybody with info is requested to name (213) 996-1248 throughout enterprise hours and (213) 486-6606 after hours.

“There’s zero tolerance for crimes based mostly in hate,” the LAPD stated in a press release, “and the division will aggressively pursue each result in deliver people to justice.”

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