CHICAGO (CBS) — A local college professor has resigned after he was charged with a hate crime in Oak Park.
Alberto Friedmann, 53, quit is position at National University of Health Sciences before the school finished its investigation.READ MORE: Man Carjacks, Crashes Jeep With Two Young Girls Inside In West Rogers Park
Prosecutors say last month Friedmann spit on a black woman and hurled racial slurs at her and her young daughter in the parking lot of Jewel in Oak Park.READ MORE: Advocacy Group Works To Get The Homeless Into Shelters With Chicago Temperatures Plummeting
He also reportedly told the woman that he does not like black people.MORE NEWS: Bridgeport Art Center To Host Exhibit Celebrating 50th Anniversary Of the National Women's Caucus For Art
Friedmann is charged with aggravated assault and a hate crime.