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NYPD: Suspect Accused Of Hitting 22-Year-Old Man In Greenwich Village Also Made Anti-Gay Statements

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- The NYPD Hate Crimes task force is investigating an alleged anti-gay incident in Greenwich Village.

Investigators just released video of a suspect they say hit a 22-year-old man on the side of the head and made anti-gay statements toward him.

It happened on Sixth Avenue near Christopher Street just after midnight on June 25.

The suspect rode off on a bicycle, police said.

The victim was not seriously hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

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