Alfonso Lainer, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.
It happened early Wednesday morning in the area of West 25 Street and 9 Avenue shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas.
The vicious attack took place around midnight Tuesday, shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas on 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.
What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.