A hallway altercation left an eighth-grade boy with two broken collarbones following an attack Crystal Lake, Ill. police are calling a hate crime.

Hannah Beardsley Middle Schooler Omid Babakhani told NBC Chicago another student walked up behind him in a corridor after lunch Monday and shouted, “Hey, Persian” at him.

The 13-year-old said the fellow student then called Babakhani’s mother “a rude word.” When he told his attacker not to say that, Babakhani said the other boy asked, “Do you want to fight a black man?”

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