Windows Vista is keeping me from my work. Here’s something to digest in the meantime. From NJ.com.
Man beaten in anti-gay bias attack in Hoboken
Two thugs beat up a man after leaving the PATH station in Hoboken in what police are calling an anti-gay bias attack.
The men, police say, taunted the victim, a 21-year-old Bayonne resident, for wearing pink pants, and then followed him out of the train just after 4:30 a.m. Friday and pummeled him. He needed 12 stitches to his face, reports said.
Police arrested Hoboken High School student Andy Rivera, 19, of Marshal Drive at 2 p.m. yesterday in Hoboken and charged him with bias intimidation and aggravated assault. They have a warrant out for the arrest of the other man, police said.
Rivera and the other man followed him up the stairs and attacked him near a candy store on the concourse in Hoboken Terminal, police said.
The the victim was punched two or three times in the face and one of the blows lacerated his cheek while another left him with a black eye, reports said.
The victim was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries and given 12 stitches on his face, police said. Police were able to identify Rivera from surveillance cameras in the area, reports said.