Burlington man arrested for assault, hate crime

Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 7:02 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2021 at 6:46 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Burlington man police say beat another person in Battery Park Saturday morning is behind bars.

Police say they arrested Matthew Kaigle, 33, Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the Burlington Police Department without incident. That’s right next to where the alleged hate crime occurred.

Kaigle was held at Northwest Correctional Facility on $2,500 bail. He’s only to be released to a responsible adult.

He’s accused of punching and kicking another man around 9:45 a.m. Saturday. The victim told police Kaigle made racist comments before the assault.

Kaigle is due in court on Monday.

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