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Bellingham School District, police, mayor condemn hate crime involving sixth grader

The 42-year-old male suspect hit the victim in the face with a closed fist

A screenshot from a video released Thursday, June 13 by the City of Bellingham about a hate crime involving a sixth-grade Bellingham student. The video was a message from Mayor Kim Lund and Police Chief Rebecca Mertzig.
By Annie Todd Criminal Justice/Enterprise Reporter
A sixth-grade student at a Bellingham school was the victim of a hate crime during a school field tr
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