Man accused in Sikh hate crime takes plea deal

Posted at 5:15 PM, Dec 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 20:15:20-05

David Hook, the man involved in a hate crime against a Sikh man back in September, has taken a plea deal.

He was accused of yelling racial slurs and throwing a drink of a Sikh man in a restaurant parking lot.

Hook was charged with violating civil rights by force or threat of force and battery on a person.

He pleaded no contest to both charges and was given three years of probation.

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