Scugog woman charged following racist tirade

A 61-year-old Scugog woman has been charged after a racist tirade was caught on video.

According to the DRPS, officers were called to the waterfront area of Port Perry around 7 p.m. following reports of a disturbance.

“Eyewitnesses called to report a female yelling racial slurs at several people. When police arrived, both the female suspect and victims had left the area,” reads a media release.

A video of the incident was posted on social media a day later and quickly went viral on several platforms, including TikTok, Twitter and Facebook.

“Upon further investigation, officers at North Division were able to identify the suspect,” reads a media release.

The woman, who has not been identified, has bene charged with causing a disturbance.

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