COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Police say they have identified a man suspected of committing hate crimes in the Cottonwood Heights area.
The suspect allegedly threatened Asian business owners on Union Park, slashing their vehicle tires while screaming racial slurs.
Police issued the unidentified suspect a citation, although possible hate crime charges could be filed at a later date.
Please help ID this Possible hate crime! He's a white male in his mid to late 40s with waist length gray hair. He's approx 5’10" 180#- Threatened to assault Asian business owners on Union Park and slash their tires while screaming racial slurs. Tips to CHPD (801) 944-7100. pic.twitter.com/gWF9Q9qqJV— CH Police (@CHPolice) July 14, 2021
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the Cottonwood Heights Police Department at 801-944-7100.