A person was arrested on hate crime costs after police stated a TikTok video confirmed him hurling homophobic and racist remarks at a Korean-American man and girl eating at a California In-N-Out Burger.
Jordan Douglas Krah, of Denver, Colorado, was taken into custody Monday by San Ramon police and booked on the Martinez Detention Facility on two counts of committing a hate crime, a police information launch states.
The arrest stems from an incident on Christmas Eve at an In-N-Out Burger in San Ramon. Arine Kim and her good friend Elliot Ha had been filming a TikTok video of Ha’s response to Kim’s meals order, she posted within the caption of the video.
Police stated within the information launch that Krah approached Ha and Kim “unprovoked and engaged in a homophobic and racist rant.” The encounter brought on Ha and Kim to “concern for his or her security,” police stated.
Within the video, Kim requested her good friend if he had ever tried a “light-well fry.” Earlier than he might reply, Krah interrupted them and requested in the event that they had been filming themselves consuming. When Ha responded that they had been, Krah referred to as them “bizarre homosexuals.”
Issues escalated and at one level within the video, Krah threatened to spit in Ha’s face and referred to as him a homophobic slur.
“See you exterior in a minute,” Krah stated within the video.
Due to Krah’s threats, Ha and Kim waited for the restaurant to shut and had staff stroll them to their automotive, NBC Bay Space reported.
In-N-Out Burger didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Tuesday.
Kim instructed the information station that she has been the sufferer of different racist assaults, however determined to put up this encounter in hopes that individuals will take it significantly.
Krah, 40, stays in custody. It isn’t clear if he has obtained an legal professional who can converse on his behalf.