Hate-motivated assault Tuesday night
According to a Public Safety Alert sent out tonight, a female Georgetown student was assaulted Tuesday based on a pro-gay rights shirt she was wearing:
On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at approximately 5:44 p.m., a student reported to DPS that she had been assaulted on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 9:10 p.m. The complainant reported that while she was walking on Canal Road in the area adjacent to the entrance to campus, two unknown males began insulting her with derogatory comments based on her perceived sexual orientation. The complainant reported that she was wearing a shirt with a logo indicating support for gay rights.
The suspects would not allow the complainant to pass by, then took her book bag and taunted her. They hit her on her upper torso, pushed her to the pavement, and struck her with the book bag. The suspects left the scene heading west on Canal Road towards Foxhall Road.
The Voice will have more information in tomorrow’s issue.