Hate Crime Charge For Man In 'Knockout Game' Attack
A Texas man faces hate crime charges for allegedly sucker-punching an elderly black man in a "knockout game" attack.By John O'Connor | December 27, 2013
A Texas man now faces federal hate crime charges for allegedly sucker-punching an elderly African American man in a so-called "knockout game" style assault.
Twenty-seven-year-old Conrad Barrett is expected in court Friday. He faces charges relating to an assault on this man, a 79-year-old who has asked not to be identified for fear of his safety. (Via KTRK)
Houston-area police say Barrett made a cellphone video where he said his plan was to see if he "hit a black person, would this be nationally televised?" (Via CNN)