Three people are wanted for allegedly yelling anti-gay slurs and then assaulting a woman who was having dinner at a Korean restaurant in Manhattan.
According to NYPD, the incident occurred on Saturday, September 12, before 1 a.m. at Barkogi restaurant (957 Second Avenue): A 27-year-old woman was having dinner with her mother "when three unknown suspects, sitting at a table behind the victim started yelling obscenities and anti-gay slurs. The suspects threw the victim to the ground then began dragging her by her legs injuring her knees, before fleeing the scene."
Responding officers found the victim with cuts and bruises to her knees. She was taken to NYU Hospital with minor injuries.
The NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the incident. Police also released surveillance video of the three suspects after the attack. They are described as:
Suspect #1: A man in his mid-40's, approximately 5'8" tall, weighing 180 lbs., balding with a beard. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt and jeans—and casually smoking a cigarette.
Suspect #2: A woman in her mid-30's, approximately 5'7" tall, weighing 130 lbs., dirty blonde hair. She was last seen wearing light colored shirt, black pants and light colored high heel boots.
Suspect #3: A woman in her mid-30's, approximately 5'7" tall, weighing 120 lbs., with long wavy black hair. She was last seen wearing a white tank top, black pants and black high heel boots.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.