A man in Wilton Manors, Florida, punched a postal worker in the face and ripped off her hijab. He now faces a hate crime charge.
Fort Lauderdale police arrested Kenneth Jerome Pinkney, 47, on October 24.
According to the arrest report, the mail carrier, who was wearing her uniform and whose identity has not been released, was heading to a house to deliver mail when Pinkney rode past her on a bicycle miming shooting a gun. their fingers.
He then began to insult her, while inviting her to return to her country.
Despite her nervousness, the victim decided to ignore it and just laugh.
Unfortunately for her, the man did not want to stop there. He ripped off her hijab and punched her in the face repeatedly.
With her mouth bleeding and her face covered in scratches, the woman managed as best she could to climb into her truck and flee the scene.
Kenneth Jerome Pinkney was arrested later that day at his apartment.
–Based on information from Local 10