495. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Copy METRO Subway rider lied about anti-gay attack, was actually aggressor: cops / A Manhattan straphanger who claimed to have been attacked by two men yelling gay slurs was actually the one doing the attacking, according to police. / 2019-05-27
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Police interviewed multiple people who witnessed the incident and said the straphanger was the aggressor. Video obtained by police allegedly shows him spitting at subway riders when the suspects-turned-victims step in and try to stop him.