White supremacist stabs interracial couple after seeing them kiss, police say

The accused stabber reportedly said he was a white supremist and had tattoos including ‘skinhead’ and a Confederate flag. The accused stabber reportedly said he was a white supremist and had tattoos including ‘skinhead’ and a Confederate flag. Daniel Rowe was apparently enraged at the sight of a black man and a white woman kissing on the streets of Olympia, Washington in the United States, on Tuesday night. But police say he hid his violent intent behind a stony face until he was close enough to strike. The attack happened about 8:30pm in the state’s capital city on Fourth Avenue, a downtown street busy with people going to a local movie theatre or visiting bars and restaurants. Rowe had recently been released from Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, about 480km away. Police say he may have been among the ranks of the state’s homeless, who flock to Olympia for help on their way to Portland or Seattle. Rowe, 32, walked up to the couple and, without warning, yelled a racial slur and lunged with his knife, police say. The blade grazed the woman and went into the man’s hip, according to a news release from Olympia police. “The suspect is unknown to the victims and the attack appears to have been unprovoked,” police said in the statement.After the attack, Rowe ran off as stunned onlookers dialled 911. The 47-year-old male victim, not realising how badly he was injured, chased Rowe and “tripped him up,” said Lt Paul Lower, a police department spokesman. Rowe hit his head on the ground and was knocked unconscious. No one involved had life-threatening injuries, but police said Rowe’s behaviour grew stranger as officers tried to wrestle him into the back of a patrol car. “He tells them, ‘Yeah, I stabbed them. I’m a white supremacist,'” Lower said. “He begins talking about Donald Trump rallies and attacking people at the Black Lives Matter protest.” According to court documents obtained by the Olympian, Rowe, who was unconscious when police encountered him, had tattoos that read “skinhead,” “white power” and “hooligan.” One tattoo showed the Confederate flag.

via stuff.co.nz: White supremacist stabs interracial couple after seeing them kiss, police say

siehe auch: Daniel Rowe: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know. A Washington state man is accused of stabbing an interracial couple and mentioning Donald Trump to police afterwards.Daniel Rowe, 32, is accused of stabbing a black man he saw kiss a white woman outside an Olympia bar. Police say the attack was unprovoked and motivated by racism. They also say that Rowe made disparaging comments about the Black Lives Matter movement. The attack occurred on Aug. 16 outside an Olympia bar.

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