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.
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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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