Ottawa man charged with hate-motivated assault in Hintonburg
Ottawa police have charged an Ottawa man following an assault in Hintonburg earlier this month.
According to police, a man was yelling anti-Asian slurs at a woman on Wellington Street West near Sherbrooke Avenue around 5:30 p.m. March 11. The man then allegedly assaulted the woman.
The woman was treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Kevin Belisle, 30, is charged with assault and mischief.
Police are encouraging anyone who experiences or witnesses a hate-motivated crime to report it for further investigation.
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