Man accused of religious hate crime against woman he believes is Muslim
By Rick Couri (News Talk Radio KRMG.com)
The woman was headed to a sandwich shop when the incident began. She pulled in next to Stuart Manning but he became upset when he thought she parked too close to his car.
Police reports obtained by KRMG say Manning followed the woman to the shop while yelling at her.
Cops in Tulsa, Oklahoma say Manning repeatedly called the woman a “fuc**** Muslim bitch.”
When the woman came out of the shop she saw Manning kneeling by her car and watched as he pulled a knife out of her tire.
When the woman followed Manning to ask why he had damaged her car, he hit her in the head and continued cursing.
The report states the woman “has a thick Middle Eastern accent” and “has the appearance of someone that typically is of the Islamic Faith.”
Nothing in the report says whether or not the woman is a Muslim.
A security guard confirmed the attack to police who later arrested Manning on complaints of malicious intimidation/hate crime, assault and battery, and malicious injury to property.
When cops talked to Manning he told them he had been drinking and had no memory of the incident.
UPDATE: The victim wasn’t a Muslim but a Christian but to Islamophobes all Arabs are the same.