Caroline County, VA – A New Jersey woman is facing potential hate crime charges after attacking a man, his car and boat with a hammer at a gas station of I-95 in Virginia.
Angela M. Jones, 23, of Newark allegedly approached the man as he was filling up his Porsche at an Exxon gas station in Caroline County and began yelling at him, according to WTVR.
As the man tried to ignore her, she began smashing his car and boat with a hammer. When he approached her, she turned her aggression on him, striking him in the face and body multiple times with the hammer.
During the attack, the Jones, who is black, referred to the victim as “rich” and “white,” and said she was “sick of fancy white people,” according to statements by the man.
When the man’s wife returned from the restroom, Jones allegedly spit in her face and made other racist remarks about white people and class, according to WTVR.
At some point during the attack, the woman’s hammer broke, apparently ending the vicious beating
Jones drove off, but was identified by authorities and is now being sought on charges of malicious wounding, assault, and destruction of property.
The victim and his wife were heading back to Massachusetts from Florida.
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