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Despicable incident prompts hate/bias-motivated assault investigation

CITY POLICE NEWS RELEASE ************************* Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are currently investigating a hate/bias-motivated assault that occurred on November 18.
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Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are currently investigating a hate/bias-motivated assault that occurred on November 18.

In the evening hours of November 18, a female victim was walking in the area of the large Sault Ste. Marie sign on Russ Ramsey Way. 

A dark-coloured four door vehicle slowed down and pulled up beside her. 

A passenger in the vehicle rolled the window down and dumped a bucket of water on the victim saying, “Go back to your own country.”  

Officers with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are now following up this incident, and anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects is asked to contact police.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers’ website or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637.

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