Black Man Suspected of Suspicious Stuff, West Virginia Paper Reports

The following news article ran in the West Virginian newspaper The Dominion Post on Saturday, and here it is, untouched and verbatim, via:

The online version of the post was soon updated with a description of the actual crime the black man was connected with (stolen credit cards), three photos of the black man in question, and an explanation as to why they printed that article:

Due to a copy editor’s error, an item was published in The Dominion Post on Saturday without a full description of a suspect sought by the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department in connection with stolen credit cards. The corrected item with the full description ran in the Sunday edition of The Dominion Post and was published on late Saturday with three photographs.

In related facts, The Dominion Post is published in Morgantown, WV, which is 89.7% white and 4.1% black.

[h/t FTVLive]

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