Burien Woman Calls Women “Suicide Bombers,” Accused Of Hate Crime


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KING5.com is reporting that Jennifer Leigh Jennings, 37, of Burien, has been charged with malicious harassment for verbally and physically attacking two women Saturday at a Tukwila gas station.

The King County Prosecutors Office is charging Jennings with the crime of “malicious harassment,” which is considered a hate crime.

Jennings is accused of calling two Somali women “suicide bombers,” and slamming a car door on one of them.

She will be arraigned on Nov. 2nd.

According to KING’s report:

“It was humiliating,” says Imaan, one of the women who says she was attacked.

Imaan and her aunt Maryon, who are Somali, were buying gas at the Arco station at 154th and International Boulevard when Imaan says Jennings walked up to them and called them a terrorist.

“She was saying you’re a suicide bomber and you don’t know how to pump gas. You need to go back to your own country!” says Imaan.

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