Suffolk, County Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a a group of men who perpetrated a horrific anti-LGBT hate crime against Kimberly Page of Patchogue, Long Island and her girlfriend on July 7th.
Via Newsday :
Page said she had been socializing with friends and co-workers in a Patchogue bar before the assault. The two women left the bar and were on a walkway near the Patchogue-Medford Library when they were confronted by four men. One of the men made lewd comments to her girlfriend, Page said, and questioned why a woman would want to be with another female. She and her partner tried to ignore the men, Page said.”
Page briefly lost consciousness as she was attacked while the men bashed her head on the concrete ground multiple times while spewing lewd and anti-gay slurs . One man pinned her girlfriend to the ground, in order for her not to help her.
Anyone with information about the assailants is asked to call 800-220-TIPS, text “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or email tipsubmit.com.