According to the police, the 79-year-old woman is believed to be the author of a threatening letter sent by a Cambodian group in South Philadelphia??
According to the police, a 79-year-old woman was under investigation for allegedly writing an anonymous threat letter, which was sent to the building of a Cambodian community group in South Philadelphia. The woman is said to be disturbed by the fireworks set off in a nearby park.
According to the police, the letter, dated June 30, was sent to the Greater Philadelphia Cambodia Association Center at Block 2400 South Seventh Street. It opened at the center on Monday, and the association contacted law enforcement.
The author threatened to shoot at people who set off fireworks in Mifflin Square Park near Fifth Street and Ritner Street. She also claimed to be a former soldier and stated that the fireworks set off by Cambodian residents “continuously” at the party are affecting her sleep and mental health.
Investigators said that after she “claimed to be the author of this letter,” they identified the woman as the person involved in the case on Wednesday. They also stated that they had determined that the woman was not a former soldier and had no weapons.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office will review the investigation to determine whether criminal charges will be filed. The identity of the woman has not been announced.
CAGP Chairman Nak Chhoeung and Executive Director Sarun Chan said in an article: “We take this threat very seriously, especially in the context of ongoing anti-Asian hatred and violence.” Facebook page of the Cambodian Association.
The group followed up Another post on thursday, That is, “targeted racial intimidation and threats of violence against the Cambodian-American community. We seek accountability, recognition and protection of Cambodians, immigrants and BIPOC communities in these underserved and under-resourced communities.”
On Friday afternoon, CAGP members gathered in Mifflin Park to comment on the letter and racism.
according to InquirerIn this threatening letter, the author wrote, “I want to take a gun and go there and kill these people…. I am writing to you to let you know when I was really freaked out and tried to kill When these people died, it was your fault because you did not go to them and encourage them (it is in their best interest) to stop doing this and stay alive!”
Hate crimes against Asians Increased by 194% in the first quarter of 2021According to data from the Hate and Extremism Research Center at California State University San Bernardino, compared with the same period in 2020, in 22 large cities and counties across the country.