Christina Graper, a 51-year-old woman from New Hampshire, was convicted after telling a black child to “knee down.”
Graper threatened the child after accidentally breaking his son’s toy.
According to a civil lawsuit, her son pushed a child and broke a toy.
A woman in Dover, New Hampshire was convicted by the state Department of Justice after telling a black child to “knee down.”
Christina Graper, 51, allegedly threatened a 9-year-old boy in May last year. release From the New Hampshire Department of Justice. She also used racist terms to refer to children.
Graper said he was angry with his child after “accidentally broke his son’s toy while playing in a nearby park.”
Civil lawsuit quoted by Associated Press Graper’s son says he pushed a nine-year-old child and, as a result, broke his son’s foam missile. When her son told Graper how that part of the toy broke, Graper returned to the park, AP reported, threatening the child.
“We have concluded that this act is motivated by the race of the victim and has the purpose of terrorizing or forcing the victim,” the Strafford County High Court said in a statement. “The court reached this conclusion after the defendant defaulted on not responding to the Attorney General’s complaint.”
In a civil lawsuit, the child “understood that the comment was a reference to the killing of George Floyd last year.”Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who knelt on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes last year Convicted Two and three murders, and two manslaughter charges.
As a result of Graper’s actions, the child complains that he no longer wants to play in the park.
Graper must be at least 250 feet away from the child and the child’s family and will be fined $ 500. According to a New Hampshire Justice Department announcement, she could face high fines and possible imprisonment of up to $ 2,500 if she violates the detention order.
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