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Report: Delmon Young's Arrest To Be Treated As Hate Crime

Delmon Young’s early morning arrest outside of a New York City hotel is being treated as a hate crime, according to the Detroit Free Press.

“Basically, there was an incident at the hotel (and) some anti-Semitic remarks,” Detective Joseph Cavitolo told the paper.

Young  is being charged with an “aggravated harassment hate crime,” which is a misdemeanor.

Young was reportedly intoxicated at the time of the alleged assault, which took place on New York’s 6th Avenue at about 2:30 this morning. Young and the Tigers are in New York City to play a three game series against the Yankees. Detroit is currently in the midst of a four game losing streak, and they have lost six of their last seven games.

Through 18 games this year Young is hitting .242 with one home run and 15 strikeouts.

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