Racism

Assault, taunting in Darlington being investigated as possible hate crime

Assault, taunting in Darlington being investigated as possible hate crime

A Pennsylvania man driving through Harford County recently was assaulted by two men shouting racial epithets from a pickup truck that had a large Confederate flag mounted in the bed, according to Maryland State Police, who said they are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

State Police are asking for the public's help identifying the men involved.

"It's not something we see frequently, fortunately," Greg Shipley, spokesman for the Maryland State Police, said. "And that's why we're certainly hoping anyone with information would come forward and assist investigators."

State Police said the victim is a...

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