Man gives Nazi salute in Torrance racist encounter caught on video

A man gave a Nazi salute and a woman shouted "white lives matter" in an encounter with a Black couple in Torrance.
TORRANCE, Calif. (KABC) -- A nasty racist encounter in Torrance was caught on cameras as a Black couple was abused at a red light by a white man and woman yelling "Only white lives matter!"

The incident happened Wednesday. In the video a white woman can be seen giving obscene gestures with both hands to the Black couple in their car, exclaiming "white lives matter (expletive)" and then "only white lives matter." Then a man with her is seen extending his arm in a Nazi salute.

The woman who posted the video to Instagram says their car was struck by the other couple.

She wrote: "Today on my 25th birthday I was a victim of racism and so was my boyfriend who is black. We were being harassed for miles."

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A white man gave a Nazi salute and a woman shouted "white lives matter" in an encounter with a Black couple in Torrance.



It's not clear if anything initially triggered the exchange.

Torrance police say they are aware of the incident and are looking into it.

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