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Man Pulls Muslim Woman's Hijab In Restaurant

The police are looking for a man who allegedly pulled a Muslim woman's hijab whilst she was sitting in a restaurant

Manchester police search for man who allegedly pulled on woman’s hijab
The suspect is being sought after by the police after the alleged assault, Manchester NH Police

On Friday, June 22nd, the suspect of a simple assault allegedly yanked on a Muslim woman's hijab before fleeing, the police are requesting information in helping to find the culprit.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m in Farm Bar Grille in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 25-year-old victim, Riman Douedari, was seated with her coworkers. the suspect walked up behind the victim and pulled on her hijab, causing discomfort to her chin and head. the suspect then walked towards the bar but fled the restaurant after being confronted by the victim's co-workers.

Riman wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post 'I always thought I had a plan on how to act when I face such a situation, but when this happened I was shocked and suddenly froze up and didn't know what to do,'.

The suspect has been described as a Caucasian male, approximately 40-45 years old, possibly 5’06” with dark hair.

Please contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711, reference Case # 18-9416 if you can identify the person responsible for the simple assault.