382. U-M student made up story about man threatening to burn hjiab, police say / A University of Michigan student said a man threatened to set fire to her hijab. She said the suspect pulled out a lighter, so she removed her hijab before he ran away on foot.
Police say detectives / 2016-12-21
Type of hoax:
Ann Arbor police say a report of ethnic intimidation involving a woman wearing a hijab did not actually happen.
According to police, a University of Michigan student told police on she was approached by a man who threatened to set her hijab on fire if she didn't remove it.