Man bashed in Collingwood in alleged homophobic attack – Police seek your help

// April 9th, 2018 // Incidents, Uncategorized, Within Victoria

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Police are hunting a group of men who preyed upon and savagely assaulted a man in Collingwood, between Victoria Parade and Mason Street, hurling homophobic taunts at him as they repeatedly punched him in the face.

The 36-year-old Carrum Downs man was walking along Smith Street in Collingwood in the early hours of Saturday on January 27 when three men surrounded him.

One of the attackers made comments about his sexuality before all three struck him in the face.
The man was taken to hospital with serious facial injuries.
The offenders fled after the attack.

If you have further information please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. When in danger call Police 000. When safe, contact the Anti-Violence Project http:/antiviolence.info/report-violence

Read more about this attack in from the Melburne Age newspaper here: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/man-bashed-in-collingwood-in-alleged-homophobic-attack-20180409-p4z8h6.html

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