State Senator Warren Limmer from Maple Grove says there have been attacks on Asian citizens — mostly from what he can tell in the metro area — because of some “odd connection” being drawn to the COVID virus which started in China:

“Some people are interpreting that, and they’re directing their anger and their fear on certain people in our community.”

Limmer says such behavior “has no place in Minnesota” and promises hearings when lawmakers return to the State Capitol in regular session