Police Arrest 4 Teens Over Homophobic Attack on London Bus

The couple were punched and robbed before the attackers escaped.

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Image via Melania Geymonat / Facebook

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LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested four teenagers on suspicion of attacking two women on a London bus because they were lesbians. Authorities didn’t identify the victims in the attack, which took place at about 2:30 a.m. on May 30. But Melania Geymonat posted an image on her Facebook page showing her bloodied face and that of her girlfriend’s. Geymonat said in the post that they were on the upper deck of the bus when…

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