Alfonso Lainer, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said.
The NYPD has just released new surveillance images of three suspects wanted in connection with the beating of a gay couple near Madison Square Garden last month.
The incident occurred just days after another gay couple was beaten near Madison Square Garden following a New York Knicks playoff game on May 5.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying several persons of interest wanted in connection with a possible bias assault in Midtown.
Investigators are looking for four men who allegedly yelled anti-gay remarks at two men who were walking near Madison Square Garden.
Police have launched a hate crime investigation, following a broad daylight attack on a gay couple this past weekend on busy Eighth Avenue just steps from Madison Square Garden.