Niagara Falls Assault Suspect Arrested, Charged With Hate Crime

July 28, 2011 Updated Jul 28, 2011 at 7:15 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Sheree Ann Sabater

July 28, 2011 Updated Jul 28, 2011 at 7:15 PM EDT

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (WKBW release) The Niagara Falls Police Department on Wednesday arrested a second suspect in connection with a July 14 assault of a woman of Pakistani origin.

Sheree Ann Sabater, 38, was taken into custody on charges of assault 3rd, charged as a hate crime. Another suspect, Antoinette Ivey, was arrested on the same charges July 14.

Police allege that Sabater and Ivey used racial and ethnic slurs while assaulting the 26-year-old woman in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree store on Portage Road the night of July 14.