A Miami doctor has been charged with a hate crime after she allegedly attacked a Hispanic man, called him a racial slur and vandalized his vehicle after he asked her to maintain social distancing at a supermarket, according to a report.
Dr. Jennifer Susan Wright, 58, an anesthesiologist, was charged with criminal mischief, tampering with a victim and battery with prejudice, a “hate crime” enhancement that upgraded the count to a felony, the Miami Herald reported.
On Jan. 20, the day President Joe Biden was inaugurated, Wright got too close to a man who asked her in Spanish to keep her distance while standing on line at a Publix store, according to the paper.
The man repeated his request in English after Wright ignored him, but she began “mumbling bad words” and he then walked to his car, the arrest report said.
As he loaded his groceries in the parking lot, the doctor walked up to him and got