April 27, 2012 Leave a comment
Name: Delmon Young
Team: Detroit Tigers (MLB)
Charge: Aggravated Harassment as a Hate Crime
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested Friday (April 27, 2012) morning in New York City, New York.
Young was arrested around 1:30 a.m. after he got into a fight with a group of men and yelled anti-Semitic epithets. Young was standing outside a hotel and a group of four tourists staying at the same hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke and a Star of David around his neck. As the group of tourists walked to the hotel doors and Young allegedly yelled anti-Semitic epithets. Young then got into an altercation with the group of tourists. One of the tourists sustained scratches to his elbows.