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‘Hate crime’ accusations after beer sprays Muslims walking past college party


EAG News by Victor Skinner

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall College are taking undisclosed disciplinary action against a student who allegedly threw an opened beer can at Afghan refugee children passing by an off-campus party.

Leigh Lindsay, owner of Fin Salon in Lancaster, called city police after a friend reported the incident in front of a college-approved party held at the “football leadership house” on Pine Street Saturday afternoon, Lancaster Online reports.

Neighborhood resident Jacob Zug told Lindsay they were walking behind a teenage Muslim girl wearing a hijab and her two younger brothers when s student on the third-floor landing threw an open beer can on the sidewalk in front of the kids, spraying beer on them[…]