Man accused in Sikh hate crime turned himself in

Posted at 10:46 PM, Oct 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 01:46:08-04

The man accused of committing a hate crime against a Sikh man has turned himself in to authorities.

David Hook was accused of yelling racial slurs and throwing a drink on a Sikh in a restaurant parking lot in September.

An arrest warrant was issued for Hook, but he turned himself in to a bail bond company.

He will be charged with a hate crime and misdemeanor battery, according to the district attorney.

Hook will appear in court in two weeks.

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