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Valencia Assault Being Investigated As A Hate Crime

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An assault that occurred Thursday night when two white men attacked a black man in Valencia is being investigated as a hate crime, according to authorities.

On Thursday night a black man and two white men got into a verbal altercation near The Alamo restaurant at 25946 McBean Parkway in Valencia, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told KTLA. The two white men then followed the black man, used racial slurs against him, and attacked him.

The attackers have been described as between the ages of 20 and 25, bald, and with multiple tattoos.