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2 Men Gay Bashed After Miami PRIDE Festival. Police Search For 4 Suspects – VIDEO

Miami police are searching for four male subjects (shown above) in connection to a hate crime attack on Miami Beach.

According to a police report, three of the four subjects approached two men standing near the restrooms on the 500 block of Ocean Drive at approximately 7:40 p.m. and began to hit them repeatedly.

One of the subjects yelled an anti-gay slur at one of the victims before hitting him.

The two victims began to run away, only to be chased by their attackers.

A third victim saw the two men being chased and tried to help, but he was hit and knocked to the ground.

The attackers then walked east towards the beach and fled south on the beach

Miami Beach public information officer, Ernesto Rodriguez said, “This is a weekend on Miami Beach where we celebrate equality. Something like this is completely uncalled for and unnecessary and we really need to hold these people responsible, accountable.”

 

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