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Man arrested in In-N-Out hate crime in SF Bay Area

Police in San Ramon near San Francisco Monday announced the arrest of a man accused of harassing two Asian Americans at an In-N-Out restaurant with racist and homophobic slurs.

He’s the same man suspected in a similar incident on Sunday.

Police Chief Denton Carlson announced the arrests on Twitter.

Carlson released a photo of the suspect, a Colorado man named Jordan Douglas Krah, after another family reported a similar incident Christmas Day in nearby Danville.

In that incident, Abigail Halili and her family say a man approached them and accused them of a crime.

“We heard a guy parked in his car yelling from his window saying keep walking you need to get away from that store, ‘you’ve been the people vandalizing and robbing these shops,'” said Halili to ABC7.

Hailili says the man followed that offensive remark with racist comments and obscene hand gestures.

“We didn’t know what to do and he kept going on and on saying ‘you’re Filipino idiots. You probably sell cocaine. You’re dealers,'” says Halili.

Police also accused Krah of taunting a Korean American couple on Christmas Eve as they sat in an In-N-Out fast food restaurant Christmas Eve. He allegedly called himself a slavemaster and waited outside the restaurant for the two to leave. Arine Kim and Elliot Ha say they stayed inside the restaurant until it closed and they were sure he had left.

Kim’s video on TikTok has attracted nearly 13 million views.

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