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Two Men Holding Hands Attacked In Portland

Police in Portland, Oregon, are investigating a possible hate crime against two gay men. Brad Forkner and Christopher Rosevear were walking near the Hawthorne Bridge hand-in-hand when they were assaulted.

KPTV reports:

Portland police say they?re investigating a possible hate crime against two men who had been holding hands.

Detectives say Brad Forkner and Christopher Rosevear were walking hand-in-hand Sunday evening in Waterfront Park and then headed over the Hawthorne Bridge.

As the pair walked, police say, they noticed several men behind them who were talking, laughing and pointing, but they weren?t sure if it was directed at them.

Police say the attack happened as Forkner and Rosevear walked from the bridge to the trail toward the East Bank Esplanade.

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