Boy allegedly set Jewish girl’s hair on fire after making slurs

Boy allegedly set Jewish girl’s hair on fire after making slurs

December 6, 2011

TORONTO (JTA) – A Canadian teenager was arrested for allegedly setting a Jewish classmate’s hair on fire after making anti-Semitic remarks.

Winnipeg police have charged the 15-year-old boy with assault with a weapon following an investigation of the Nov. 18 incident in the hallway of a local high school. Police say he confronted a 14-year-old girl and made the slurs before pulling out a cigarette lighter and singing her hair.

The girl did not suffer any serious physical injuries.

Police weren’t notified of the incident until Nov. 25 and arrested the boy on Dec. 4, CBC News reported.

Geez whatever happened to just using gum? People these days are just getting meaner and more malicious…zero fear of the possible consequences of their actions. Hair burns very quickly, he could have lit her whole head aflame.

yes very very sad, for her and the boy, glad she wasn’t hurt to bad physically,. things like this don’t surprise me like they use to.

What a horrible boy. -_-
Praying for both of them.

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