Autistic Teen From Syracuse Attacked By 57 Year Old Man In Rochester

Chase T. Coleman
Chase T. Coleman

**UPDATE: **

Warrant was not denied as stated in new article. The warrant was not issued because of the incomplete report filed by RPD. Report stated victim was non-verbal without witness account of incident. The RPD needed to have a witness statement in order for the judge to approve the warrant for the 57 year old mans arrest. 

This story of the autistic 15 year old, Chase T. Coleman, who was attacked by a 57 year old man while running in a race for his school at Cobbs Hill is sad and disturbing.

The teen who is autistic was assaulted (for being black) has quit his track team as a result of the incident and the 57 year old man has not been arrested and is not facing charges.

Now how in the hell does that happen??

What is even more disheartening is the fact that the 57 year old got out of his car to yell and assault the teen because he thought the teenager was going “mug” his wife who was in the car with him.

Isn’t this racial profiling?? And isn’t this same “thought” process that led up to the death of Trayvon Martin?

This is when we utilize our local politicians. We need answers and some understanding of why the 57 year old man who admitted to assaulting the teen has yet to be arrested.

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