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Homophobic attack

PUBLISHED: 14:58 29 October 2008 | UPDATED: 15:35 25 August 2010

A GAY man had his collarbone broken after being pulled to the ground and kicked in a homophobic attack.

A GAY man had his collarbone broken after being pulled to the ground and kicked in a homophobic attack. The victim had just left the Lord Derby Pub on Walmer Terrace, Plumstead, when the ordeal happened on Tuesday, September 23 at approximately 2am.

The victim, who was carrying a cello in a red case, was walking to a bus stop in Orchard Road when at the junction with Griffin Road a patron from the pub started hurling homophobic abuse.

He then pulled him to the ground and kicked him, breaking his collarbone.

The suspect is described as white and in his mid 30s, approximately 5ft 6ins with short brown hair and of an average build and spoke with a London accent.

He was wearing blue jeans and a blue t-shirt. Anyone with information can call PC Hughes on 020 8284 9864 or to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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