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Washington: A 14-year-old Muslim girl's headscarf was ripped off by an unidentified man while yelling "terrorist" at her in Georgia, US. The victim was walking with a group in the parking lot of Perimeter Mall near Maggiano's Little Italy in Atlanta on Monday when the man approached and fled after snatching the hijab, police said.

"Dunwoody is a very diverse community, welcoming people of all faiths. Therefore, an incident such as this one is unusual," said, Police Chief Billy Grogan.

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The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man.