GLENDALE (AP) — Police say a man has been charged with committing a hate crime against a transgender woman at a Southern California Target store.
Glendale police said in a news release that 34-year-old Rodolfo Coria made derogatory comments toward the 45-year-old woman, then spat at her. A fight ensued that left the woman with a swollen thumb and leg abrasions.READ MORE: Border Patrol: SUVs Loaded With Migrants Came Through Hole In Border Fence, Believed To Part Of Smuggling Operation
Prosecutors on Friday charged Coria with a misdemeanor count of assault and a misdemeanor count of committing a hate crime.READ MORE: Manhattan Beach Police Officer Charged With Sending Sexually Explicit Messages To Teenage Girl
Information on an attorney for Coria could not be found.MORE NEWS: Dolly Parton Gets 'A Dose Of Her Own Medicine'; Receives COVID-19 Vaccine
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