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Columbia lineman Chad Washington charged with on-campus hate crime

May 8, 2013 at 2:53 PM

NEW YORK, May 8 (UPI) -- Columbia University defensive lineman Chad Washington was charged with a hate crime after an altercation on the New York City campus, police said.

Washington, 19, who is black, allegedly grabbed a 19-year-old man, who is Asian, outside a dorm Sunday and made ethnic slurs while threatening to beat him, police said after Washington was arrested Tuesday.

Washington, who is 6-foot-4 and weighs 250 pounds, was charged with aggravated assault as a hate crime, the New York Post reported Wednesday.

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