PASADENA ( — Pasadena police are investigating an incident involving an interracial couple as a possible hate crime.

The incident reportedly occurred about 4 p.m. Friday outside of a Starbucks coffee shop on Los Robles Avenue and Colorado Boulevard but was reported hours later.

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Police said the suspect punched a man of Armenian descent and spit on an African-American woman.

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Officials said the pair did not provoke the suspect who allegedly commented on the race of both victims.

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No further information was available although detectives were looking for security video while they investigate.