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Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Attacking Black Teenager
Monroe, Mich.
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The Justice Department announced that a Michigan man was sentenced today for willfully causing bodily injury to a Black teenager because of the teenager’s race.

Lee Mouat, 43, pleaded guilty on March 4. He was sentenced to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his hate crime.

According to documents filed in connection with this case, Mouat admitted that he confronted a group of Black teenagers, including the victim, at a state park in Monroe, Michigan. Mouat repeatedly used racial slurs and said that Black people had no right to use the public beach where the incident occurred. Mouat then struck one of the teens in the face with a bike lock, knocking out several of the victim’s teeth, lacerating his face and mouth, and fracturing his jaw. Mouat also attempted to strike another Black teenager with the bike lock.

“The defendant brutally attacked teenagers at a public beach because these young people are Black,” said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. “Hate-fueled violent crimes like this have no place in our communities. Protecting Americans from hate crimes is a top priority of the Justice Department and we will use every tool available to bring perpetrators to justice.”

“Our office is committed to protecting the rights of all citizens, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Saima Mohsin for the Eastern District of Michigan. “The cowardly and unprovoked attack on this young victim is terribly disturbing. Every individual citizen has the right to not live in fear of violence or attack based on the color of their skin.”

“Combating hate crimes and protecting individual's civil rights is one of the top priorities of the FBI,” said Special Agent in Charge Timothy Waters of the FBI Detroit Field Office. “Mouat was held accountable for his violent and hateful actions due to the collaborative efforts of the FBI, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Justice. The outcome of this case sends a clear message to our community that law enforcement at every level will investigate crimes motivated by hate and bring the perpetrators to justice.”

This case was investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Frances Carlson of the Eastern District of Michigan and Trial Attorney Tara Allison of the Civil Rights Division.

For more information and resources on the department’s efforts to combat hate crimes, visit www.justice.gov/hatecrimes.

Remind me again how many black people where jailed for the hate crime called "knock out game" Where blacks would come up behind unsuspecting elders and sucker punch them from behind. Yeah, that would be none because it was "a game".
Posted by Sasquatch at 7/14/2021 11:36:30 AM

Have to wonder if there was any provocation. People are getting worn thin by all the racial aggression aimed towards the white race. White is the new target for all races, even white politicians are attacking and ashamed of being "white".
Posted by Sasquatch at 7/15/2021 9:13:11 AM

In the video...the white guy was big, loud and had his friends Jim Beam, Jack Daniels and Miller with him and had been partying all day.
Just another drunk white redneck at the park on an otherwise nice afternoon....5 years is not enough for what he did to the kid's face.
Posted by LT at 7/17/2021 9:53:13 AM

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