Paul Birkhauser, the 65-year-old white man from Groveland, Massachusetts, is facing charges of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace for allegedly confronting 21-year-old Julia Santos, a Black woman and following her in her neighborhood. Santos filmed the altercation and posted it on Twitter.
The white man accused Santos of acting suspiciously as she picked up free dog food from a house a mile away from her residence, according to the New York Post.
Groveland police said that Birkhauser is scheduled to appear in Haverhill District Court for a hearing. When Birkhauser has yet to comment on the incident.
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