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East Rochester man claims to be KKK member, sprays teen with hose in viral video

An East Rochester mom is taking to social media after her 14-year-old son was involved in a confrontation with a man on the street. The incident had racist overtones and was recorded. The mom, Christina Poles, said she reported it to police.

The video shows a confrontation between a young teen and a man, outside the man’s home. Police said this happened a few days ago. Poles said her son was with a group of girls when they got into a verbal argument with the man at a nearby park. The confrontation continued at the house. The police were called and everyone went their separate ways.

“But he was outside doing it again flipping them off. My son said something along the lines of why do you keep flipping us off, said some other profanities I wish he hadn’t,” Poles said.

Police said they talked to both the man and the boy and his mom when it happened. But they had not yet seen the controversial video and its shocking content. In it, the man says he’s in the KKK and threatens the teen with the n-word.

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