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Texas woman arrested ‘for trying to drown a three-year-old Palestinian girl in a pool because the little girl was Muslim’

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Elizabeth Wolf, 42, was charged with attempted capital murder and injury to a child on May 19 by the Euless Police Department.

A white Texas woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to drown a Palestinian child in a community pool after attacking the child’s mother with racist abuse.

Elizabeth Wolf, 42, was charged with attempted capital murder and injury to a child on May 19 by the Euless Police Department.

The defendant reportedly approached a hijab-wearing Muslim woman identified as Ms. H at an apartment complex pool and began making racist comments.

Authorities said Wolf also began demanding to know where Ms. H’s family was from and whether the two children in the pool were hers.

Elizabeth Wolf, 42, was charged with attempted capital murder and injury to a child on May 19 by the Euless Police Department.

After a few minutes, the defendant allegedly jumped into the pool and began dragging Ms. H’s six-year-old son and three-year-old daughter to the bottom.

‘Wolf tried to grab (the mother’s) six-year-old son, but he let go, causing a scratch on his finger.

‘The mother began to help her son when Wolf grabbed her three-year-old daughter and forced her under. The mother managed to pull her daughter out of the water.

“Her daughter had been screaming for help and coughing up water,” Euless police. saying.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations explained that an African-American man helped rescue the girl from the attacker as more people gathered and witnessed what happened.

CAIR later confirmed that the children are now safe but severely traumatised.

As police handcuffed Wolf, he allegedly yelled at a witness who was with Ms. H: ‘Tell her I’m going to kill her and I’m going to kill her whole family,’ the agency reported. reported.

After a few minutes, the defendant allegedly jumped into the pool and began dragging Ms. H's six-year-old son and three-year-old daughter to the bottom.

After a few minutes, the defendant allegedly jumped into the pool and began dragging Ms. H’s six-year-old son and three-year-old daughter to the bottom.

Ms. H also told CAIR that Wolf had allegedly snatched the hijab from her head and began punching and kicking her, preventing her from reaching her daughter while the suspect held her head underwater.

In a statement, the distraught mother saying: ‘We are American citizens, originally from Palestine, and I don’t know where to go to feel safe with my children. My country is facing a war and we are facing that hatred here.

‘My daughter is traumatized; Every time I open the apartment door, she runs out and hides, telling me that she is afraid that the lady will come for her and submerge her head in the water again.

“In addition, my husband’s job is in jeopardy because he has to leave work to accompany me and our four children when we have appointments and errands to run.”

The Euless Police Department later said Wolf had posted bail to be released from the Tarrant County Jail.

‘Bail for the attempted capital murder charge was $25,000. The bond for the Injury to a Child charge was $15,000,’ said Capt. Brenda Alvarado.

TO GoFundMe It was also launched to help the family, who have now raised almost $5,000 more than their original goal of $10,000.

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