Transit Police seek help in solving suspected homophobic hate crime on SkyTrain

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      More than a month after a man attacked a gay couple at Waterfront Station, Transit Police have issued a public call for help.

      Today, a photo of the suspect was released after being caught on security cameras. (See above.)

      He's linked to a disburbance on the SkyTrain at 2:30 p.m. on September 28.

      The man allegedly kicked the foot of one man and then approached him and shouted homophobic slurs and obscenities.

      When the victim's husband grabbed the suspect, the husband was struck in the face.

      The suspect then allegedly kicked one of the men in the stomach and spat on the other man before leaving the SkyTrain at Granville Station.

      This video shows the suspect walking inside a SkyTrain station.

      The victims were treated in hospital with minor injuries.

      According to Transit Police, the suspect is 6'3" or 6'4" and was wearing red Nike shoes, a black baseball cap, a dark hooded jacket, and black shorts.

      The case is being investigated as a possible hate crime.


      A man has been taken into custody in connection with this case.