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Canandaigua man arrested on hate crime charge after altercation

Police say a Canandaigua man has been arrested on hate crime charges after a physical altercation in the city.

It happened on Park Avenue, according to police, who say Micheal Phillips instigated a physical altercation in front of a child while making racist remarks.

Phillips, a 31-year-old, was arraigned the Ontario County Jail.

He’s been charged with menacing as a hate crime.