Black Women, Girls Trigger My PTSD: Iowa Man Who Called Black Girls Racial Slurs

Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
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Patrick Tomkins, 43, was arrested at his Iowa home Sunday after he reportedly approached several African-American girls at a school playground and began calling them racial slurs, asking if they wanted to fight and holding himself.

According to the Dubuque Telegraph Herald, Tomkins told police that Saturday's reported incident at Prescott Elementary School took place because black women and girls trigger his post-traumatic stress disorder. 


Tomkins admitted to police that he told the girls to "get out of my [expletive] school and to get out of my [expletive] town," the Herald reports.

Tomkins has been charged with disorderly conduct, the Herald reports.

Read more at the Dubuque Telegraph Herald.

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