Seven Arrested on Hate Crime Charges in Connection With Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks

November 23, 2011 Updated Nov 23, 2011 at 3:45 PM EDT

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Seven Arrested on Hate Crime Charges in Connection With Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks

November 23, 2011 Updated Nov 23, 2011 at 3:45 PM EDT

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, seven Amish men were arrested in Ohio early Wednesday morning on federal hate crime charges related beard-cutting attacks against other Amish men.

The men were taken into custody without incident, according to the Post-Gazette, and were expected to be arraigned later Wednesday.

Read the Post-Gazette story HERE.