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Police investigating hate-motivated incident

Happened in Waterloo in the area of King Street South and Willis Way
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WRPS Headquarters in Cambridge. (Erin Anderson/Kitchener Today)

On Friday at around 4:30 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of King Street South and Willis Way in Waterloo for a report of an assault. 

The male victim told officers he was approached by another male on the LRT platform who engaged him in a conversation. 

The suspect proceeded to assault the victim before fleeing the scene. 

The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries. 

The suspect is described as male, black, wearing a winter camouflage jacket, grey sweater, and dark pants. 

Officials are treating this as a hate-motivated incident and are continuing with their investigation. 

Anyone with information or surveillance footage is asked to contact police. 

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