A Florida man who attempted to set fire to a convenience store told deputies that he assumed the owner was Muslim and that he wanted to “run the Arabs out of our country,” according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.
"A Man Assumed a Store's Indian Owners Were Muslim. So He Tried to Burn It Down, Police Say." is from the March 12, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.