-A Black suburban Chicago teen has been charged with a hate crime after
allegedly attacking a white man because he was upset about the Trayvon
Alton Hayes III, 18, allegedly approached a 19-year-old white male in
Oak Park, Ill. and said "empty your pockets, white boy," Oak Park Patch
reports. Hayes and an unidentified 15-year-old accomplice then proceeded to beat the man before running off, police told Patch.
After his arrest, Hayes reportedly told officers he was upset about the Martin case in Florida, and beat up the victim because he was white, CBS Chicago reports.
Martin, 17, was gunned down by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman
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