Deputies: Patrick Smith yelled racial slurs, pulled knife on man at Wawa

12:17 PM, Mar 8, 2013   |    comments
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Port Richey, Florida -- A man has been charged with a hate crime after police say he pulled a knife on a black patron at the Port Richey Wawa convenience store on Wednesday evening.

Pasco County deputies say Patrick Smith walked up to the the man in the parking lot and began yelling racial slurs at him. Despite requests from the man for Smith to stop, he continued to yell at him. 

At one point, even said the CIA was after him and it was a conspiracy, according to the arrest report.

Smith then pulled a pocket knife out of his bag and, according to a witness, yelled, "N-----, I'll kill you and the CIA agent with you!"

Smith, 46, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault hate crime.

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