Internet sleuths appear to have identified many of the suspects wanted in connection with a brutal attack on a gay couple in Philadelphia last week, and the attackers are making arrangements to surrender to police. Details here →
PHILADELPHIA — Police in Philadelphia hope a security video will help them identify a group of young adults sought in a violent attack on a gay couple.
Police say the group asked about the pair’s sexual orientation, and then beat and punched them while holding them down.
Article continues belowThe suspected hate crime Thursday left one man with deep facial lacerations and a wired jaw. Both victims are in their late 20s.
The video, released Tuesday by the Philadelphia Police Department, shows about a dozen young people strolling downtown. Police describe them as clean-cut, well-dressed and in their early 20s. The suspects include young men wearing golf shirts, khaki shorts and, in one case, an orange sweater vest.
Police say one person also took a bag one of the victims dropped.
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