Polish man attacked by gang of 20 youths in suspected hate crime in Leeds

28-year-old seriously injured on same day Theresa May apologises for murder of Polish man in the UK. Police have launched an investigation after a Polish man was attacked by a gang of up to 20 youths in Leeds in a suspected racially motivated assault. The 28-year-old victim was left with serious, but not life-threatening injuries, after he was kicked and punched by the gang on the evening of 9 September. Police said that the Polish man and a friend had been confronted by the group and assaulted in Town Street shortly before the victim ran off along Wortley Road and was pursued by the group to Alliance Street, Armley, where the assault continued. The victim received a cut to his to head that required stitches and is continuing to receive treatment in hospital. The suspects are all described as white males aged between 16 and 18 and wearing hooded tops. West Yorkshire Police said the incident is being treated as racially aggravated due to comments made to the victim and his friend. Chief Superintendent Paul Money, Leeds District Commander, said: “I want to reassure people, particularly the local Polish community, that we will not tolerate hate incidents of this nature and will do everything we can to ensure the people responsible are brought to justice.

via ibtimes: Polish man attacked by gang of 20 youths in suspected hate crime in Leeds

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