NYPD Searches for Two Suspects in Antigay Bronx Attack

The suspects are wanted for the verbal and physical assault of a woman that occurred in July.



Police are searching for two suspects in an antigay attack in New York.

At 2:30 a.m. July 23, the New York Police Department reports, two men followed a woman into Optical City Express, an eyeglasses store located at 395 E. 149th St. in the Bronx.

Inside the store, the men used antigay slurs toward the woman and then proceeded to punch her, causing lacerations to her face and body. Images of the assailants were captured by a security camera, but they have yet to be identified.

The NYPD asks anyone with information about this attack to call (800) 577-TIPS, visit its website at NYPDCrimestoppers.org, or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES) with the text: TIP577.

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