Police Need Help Identifying A Man Suspected Of A Homophobic Attack In Montreal

The suspect is alleged to have spat on a woman holding hands with another woman.
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Police Need Help Identifying A Man Suspected Of A Homophobic Attack In Montreal

On Wednesday, Montreal police made an appeal to the public to help identify a man suspected of a homophobic attack in Montreal

According to the SPVM, two women were holding hands while walking down rue Bélanger in Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie on August 1 when, at around 10:20 a.m. near the intersection with Saint-Hubert, the suspect is alleged to have spat twice on one of their arms before leaving the scene.

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Police describe the suspect as "a Black man between the ages of 25 and 30 [...] approximately 5'6" (1.77 m) tall."

At the time of the alleged attack, "he was wearing a blue rectangle-patterned shirt and grey sweatpants."

The SPVM encourages anyone with information to contact 911 or leave an anonymous tip with Info-Crime at 514-393-1133.

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