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Hamilton police investigating hate incident on local transit bus

Hamilton police say they are investigating an alleged hate incident on a local transit bus.

Police say they became aware of a social media post through an online reporting tool.

Hamilton police say the video posted online involves a man making transphobic and homophobic slurs towards two unknown people on a HSR bus.

Police linked to the video, which shows two people in masks listening to someone behind the camera threaten and yell vulgarities at them.

Police say they believe the incident occurred on Monday.

They are urging any victims or witnesses to come forward. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 2, 2022.

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