Columbia player charged with hate crime, students shocked by offensive tweets, admins respond
05-09-2013 10:13 PM
Police charged a Columbia football player with aggravated harassment on Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted and threatened another student with racial slurs.
According to NBC New York, the victim was a 19-year-old Asian student, who reported that as he was leaving a dormitory on W. 113th Street with two female friends, the suspect, Chad Washington, CC ’15, heckled the women.
After the victim tried to defend his friends, Washington followed him and called him racial slurs. He then shoved him against a wall, NBC reported.
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