Homophobic Attack On Barnes Common

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Homophobic Attack On Barnes Common


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Detectives in Richmond are investigating an allegation of grievous bodily harm after a 40-year-old man was assaulted by two males on Barnes Common at approximately 5.30pm on Sunday, 6 September 2015.

The victim sustained facial injuries including a broken eye socket which requires surgery and he has also a broken first metacarpal in his left hand.

His iphone 6 was also stolen. The victim believes that the attack was homophobic as anti gay slurs where shouted at him. 

The two male suspects ran off in the direction of Barnes Common Tennis Courts.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact Detectives in Richmond on 101 quoting crime reference 0708950/15 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

September 8, 2015