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Virginia man accused of biting man’s face, using anti-Muslim slurs

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Posted at 6:09 PM, Feb 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-27 18:09:06-05

MCLEAN, Va. – A Virginia man is facing bias-related charges after police said he bit another man’s face and used anti-Muslim slurs during an altercation last November.

Robin McGreer, 35, was arrested Monday and charged with bias-related malicious bodily injury in connection with the incident on November 27, 2016.

Investigators say their investigation revealed that McGreer approached a 31-year-old man in a Tysons Corner Center parking lot, started a conversation, and allegedly threatened him using racial insults.

Robin McGreer (PHOTO: Fairfax County Police Department)

Robin McGreer (PHOTO: Fairfax County Police Department)

That’s when police said an altercation occurred that let the victim with “a significant facial wound.”

Police said McGreer left the scene before officers arrived.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police spokeswoman Megan Hawkins said the delay between the incident and arrest was because of a thorough investigation.