Security Guard Arrested in Alleged Assault of Transgender Woman

Police in Washington, D.C., confirm the grocery store guard was arrested and charged with simple assault
1:17 | 05/19/16

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The signage outside this giant grocery store on H street in northeast Washington says welcome. But it's alleged that a security guard working here did not think a transgender woman was welcome to use the ladies room. He 7 NEWS has confirmed that a transgender person tried to use the woman's bathroom here around noon. Sources say a female security guard is accused of pushing the transgender person from the bathroom area all the way to the store's exit. It's also alleged security guard directed a homophobic slur at the transgender person Tony picks Lee says he witnessed the incident they got. And good. The desire Zandi kidney tool and then dog stuff busy bump pushed girl allowed the stolen they went back and. Hope Connie council shops here often touted the the hustle and here it. Is limitless when done. Those are. What happened in North Carolina has made this a headline grabbing issue. Lawmakers there passed a law mandating transgender people use the bathroom the corresponds. We that gender on their birth certificate shopper Deanna Chisholm lives in North Carolina and supports the new law it was. Lana may have. Let me about. Looking this good man bathroom was bought a woman and a woman's bathroom period.

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