Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Event Type: Armed Assault
Weapon Type(s): Primitive/Melee (Knife or Other Sharp Object)
Organization Type: Supremacist,
Suicide Attack: No
1- Private Citizens & Property(Race/Ethnicity Identified)
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 9 injuries
Perpetrators: 2 involved, 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "00/00/2008: Neo-Nazi Julien-Alexandre LeClerc, 20, and a male youth attacked several people in a series of racially motivated assaults. Initially, the two men confronted a group of seven young men and racially insulted the group. Two Arab men were then stabbed and one required multiple blood transfusions and 50 stitches in his head. The perpetrators fled in a cab, hurled racist slurs at the Haitian cab driver, punched him, and smashed his windshield. They later attacked a second cab driver who was of Arab origin. Both LeClerc and the minor were sentenced to two years in closed custody for aggravated assault, assault, and possession of a weapon for the purpose of dangerous to public peace. "
References: 1) "Perry, B., & Scrivens, R. (2014). Right wing extremism in Canada: An environmental scan."