On Monday (December 26), Jordan Douglas Krah was taken into custody by San Ramon police and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility on two counts of committing a hate crime, according to a press release obtained by NBC News.
Arine Kim and her friend Elliot Ha were filming a TikTok on Christmas Eve at a San Ramon In-N-Out Burger when Krah approached the pair "unprovoked and engaged in a homophobic and racist rant," police said.
Video shows Kim asking her friend if he had ever tasted a "light-well fry." Before he could answer, Krah interrupted and asked the two if they were filming themselves eating. When Ha said they were, Krah called them "weird homosexuals."
At a later point in the video, Krah threatened to spit in the face of Ha, who he said was "Kim Jong-Un's boyfriend," and called him a homophobic slur.
"See you outside in a minute," Krah said, per the video.
Kim and Ha waited until the fast food restaurant closed so employees could escort them to their vehicles following Krah's threats. The encounter made the pair "fear for their safety," police said.
Kim told NBC Bay Area that she decided to share video of the incident in hopes that people will take these types of racist attacks seriously.
"For every act caught on camera, there are hundreds that go unchecked, so I am hoping more awareness is brought to this," Ha said.
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