Decatur Police search for those involved in aggravated battery & possible hate crime


DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Decatur Police said they are searching for those involved in an aggravated battery and possible hate crime incident.

In a Facebook post, officers said it happened near 29th and Wood streets on April 7. They released photos of a vehicle and at least one person. Officers said, “The vehicle makes a distinct sound when operating at a slow speed.”

In the post, officers did not comment on what the possible hate crime entailed.

This is a developing story.

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