'They were hitting my car, using racial slurs'
Police arrested two who were allegedly tied to a black mob attack on the car driven by white woman as she was traveling Thursday night with her two children near the University of Chicago’s campus.
Susan Pedersen told police she had just a dropped a friend off at the University of Chicago and had stopped for a red light when a mob of black youths surrounded her car, pounding on it and screaming.
The youths shattered the back windows of Petersen’s car, throwing glass all around her son and daughter, who were in the back seat, ABC7 Eyewitness News in Chicago reported.
“Scared, very anxious, nervous,” she said, recounting the ordeal to the station.
“Just fearful. They were walking around both sides of the vehicle, in the front, in the back, and as they were walking across, they were hitting my car, using racial slurs and telling me that I didn’t belong in their neighborhood because I was white.”