Detroit Tigers Delmon Young Arrested and Charged with Hate Crime | Robert Littal Presents BlackSportsOnline

Detroit Tigers Outfielder Delmon Young Arrested and Charged with Hate Crime

by BSO Staff | Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012
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I don’t know what cause Delmon Young to start randomly yelling hateful words at people, so I can’t say much but….

SMARTEN UP NAS!!

Young was standing outside of the Hilton New York at about 1:30 a.m., where he was staying ahead of a series with the New York Yankees that starts Friday night. Nearby, a group of about four Chicago tourists staying at the hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke and a Star of David around his neck. After, as the group walked up to the hotel doors, Young started yelling anti-Semitic epithets, police said.

It was not clear whom Young was yelling at, but he got into a tussle with the Chicago group, and a 32-year-old man sustained scratches to his elbows, according to police.

Both Young and the group went inside the hotel, and at some point, police were called, and Young was arrested, police said. He was arrested on a charge of aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

Young was first taken to a hospital because he was believed to be intoxicated, police said. He was at a police precinct and may be facing arraignment later.

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