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Attack, Possible Hate Crime, Near Lexington Club

By: Mark Kennedy Email
By: Mark Kennedy Email

Lexington Police are investigating an attack outside a nightclub as a possible hate crime.
It happened this weekend after a fundraiser at Bang nightclub on North Limestone.

A man says as he walked to his car two men yelled an anti-gay remark, then began punching him in the face.
His two front teeth were knocked out, and he suffered some facial injuries.

Lexington police say the are taking the crime seriously, but the victim was not able to give them a good description of his attackers. Mayor Newberry also says his office is looking into the attack.

The owner of the alternative lifestyle club says he hasn't had problems of this sort in the 10 years he's been in business.


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