Part of the incident, which occurred on March 29 at Rocanini Coffee Roasters in Richmond, was captured on security video.
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According to the cafe manager, the couple were seated at a table and chairs in an area where they were not allowed.
When she asked them to move, the situation worsened – with the man pouring coffee on the floor and the woman pouring coffee on the manager, she said.
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The couple then reportedly hurled anti-Asian slurs at the manager as they left.
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A video shared with Global News appears to show a man pouring a drink on the cafe floor and a woman tossing a partially empty mug at an employee.
Mobile phone video recorded by the manager outside the cafe shows a man saying “F—– Chinese” as he gets into his car to leave.
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Richmond RCMP said Astrid Maria Secreve and Michel Jean-Jacque Berthaume now each face one charge of mischief.
The RCMP are asking anyone who has experienced or witnessed a hate incident to call 911 if the incident is still ongoing, or their local non-emergency police line if it is not.