Man records homophobic attack on him in Utah


Salonge Knowles, one of the victims in the incident, uploaded a video on Twitter showing an unknown man who asked Knowles whether he was gay and hit him after receiving an affirmative answer. Knowles told 2News that the man hit him in the arm and pulled a knife on one of his friends, pushing back another one. The man stated that the attack had taken place happened at about 1:45am on February 17th. “My friends and I were assaulted by this homophobic man in downtown Salt Lake City last night,” he wrote, “Anyone know him? The police are interested in having a chat with him.” Salt Lake City Police Department confirmed that it is investigating the incident on Twitter, and shared Knowles’ video of the assault.


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