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Man Attacks, Knocks 2 Men Unconscious After Hurling Anti-Gay Slurs at Them in Williamsburg: NYPD

Photo of suspect via DCPI

Sept. 24, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez

Two men wound up in hospital yesterday after a man, who was making anti-gay statements, attacked them in Williamsburg leaving the pair unconsciousness, according to police.

The two victims, 34 and 29, were in front of 540 Metropolitan Ave. just before 1 a.m. on Sept. 23 when their attacker made “anti-sexual orientation statements” and assaulted them, police say.

The man punched the 34-year-old in the face, and then grabbed the 29-year-old and threw him against a tree. Both were rendered unconscious while the attacker fled in an unknown direction.

The 34-year-old was taken to Bellevue Hospital with a fractured shoulder, while the 29-year-old was treated as Woodhull Hospital for a broken finger.

The suspect is describe as white, and last seen wearing a black shirt, beige pants, and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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nomorebullshit

someone was able to snap a photo of this dude, with what clearly depicts a hand on his arm most likely holding him back from the impending assault. YET, no one stopped it or stepped in?
This is what NYC has come to. a place where cowards reign

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Anonymous

I really hope someone comes forward and says who this person is. let people be who they want to be… Honestly what is wrong with people.

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