Police seek 2 teens in connection with ‘hate-motivated incident’ on ION LRT

An ION LRT vehicle stops at Kitchener City Hall station. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a “hate-motivated incident” which occurred on the ION LRT over the weekend in Waterloo.

According to police, a woman said she was being harassed by two teens on Sunday while riding on the LRT near University Avenue West and Seagram Drive.

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She reported the incident to police the following day and they say they are investing it as hate-motivated,

Police say the victim, who is 37, did not report any physical injuries as a result of the incident.

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They say one of the suspects was wearing a yellow shirt, backwards ball cap, and blue backpack while his accomplice was wearing a grey, long-sleeve shirt with a NASA logo on the front and dark shorts.

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