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Columbus Jewish couple say neighbor, citing Hitler, threatened to kill them

Authorities investigate alleged hate crime after man, apparently angry after election called for Biden, alleged to have spat on couple, throw rocks through their window

Nick and Tiffany Kinney speak to a local TV station about the incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime. (Screenshot/JTA)
Nick and Tiffany Kinney speak to a local TV station about the incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime. (Screenshot/JTA)

JTA — A Jewish couple in Columbus, Ohio say their neighbor yelled anti-Semitic threats at them and threw rocks through their window on the day that Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election.

Federal, state and county authorities are investigating the incident as a hate crime, according to the local ABC affiliate.

Nick and Tiffany Kinney say that on the night of November 7, when media outlets called the election for Biden, their neighbor approached them, spat on them and said he was “tired of us liberals,” then said “horrible things about Hitler, it’s no wonder Hitler burned our people, he knows we are Jewish,” Nick Kinney told ABC-6.

According to Tiffany Kinney, the neighbor said, “I’ll put a bullet through your head like Hitler.”

The couple believes the neighbor then threw the rocks that shattered their door and window.

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