A Tennessee man was reportedly arrested on Saturday after threatening and yelling racist slurs at children.
The man, identified as Bradly Watkins, allegedly used the N-word during an argument with the underage victims at a Family Dollar in Memphis, local broadcast station Fox 13 Memphis reports. The altercation escalated when Watkins allegedly followed the minors after leaving the store, reportedly continuing to yell racist slurs at them from his car.
The unnamed victims accused Watkins of yelling “N*****, I’ll kill you,” per Fox 13.
He allegedly continued to chase the children in his vehicle even after they split up while trying to run away.
A man was arrested after he yelled racial slurs, pointed a gun and tried to run over children after an argument at Family Dollar in Memphis, Tennessee, Saturday afternoon. https://t.co/KbIHwdoRgN
— AJC (@ajc) January 6, 2019
The Memphis Police Department (MPD) told Fox 13 that Watkins was also holding a handgun while trailing the victims and allegedly pointed it at them. Yahoo Lifestyle has reached out to the MPD for comment.
Watkins was reportedly charged with two counts of aggravated assault.
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