Man charged with hate crime after burning pride flag at The Blazing Saddle

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EAST VILLAGE — A man was charged after tearing down and burning a pride flag hanging outside The Blazing Saddle in the East Village.

32-year-old Daniel Rosemark was charged with committing a hate crime, reckless use of fire and possession of a controlled substance.

According to one of the owners of the East Village bar, it happened early Wednesday morning after bar close.

Rosemark is being held in the Polk County Jail.

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