NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect who shouted anti-gay slurs at a pair of men in the heart of the Theater District and attacked them.
The men, ages 27 and 32, were walking near Broadway and 48th Street around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, April 12, when the suspect began shouting anti-gay slurs, police said.
The suspect then assaulted the men and ran off, police said. The victims refused medical attention.
Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.