Toronto police say an attack on an 11-year-old girl in a hijab did not happen as reported.
“After a detailed investigation, police have determined that the events described in the original news release did not happen,” police said in a news release Monday. “The investigation is concluded.”
Background: Khawlah Noman said Friday that a man attempted twice to cut off her hijab as she walked to school. Police previously characterized the attack as a hate crime.