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Teen pelted with cans by men yelling anti-gay slurs in NYC park

Teen pelted with cans by men yelling anti-gay slurs in NYC park
The trio confronted the 17-year-old victim in the Melrose Playground on Courtlandt Ave. and E. 153rd St. in Melrose about 9 p.m. Dec. 12, cops said.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Cops released surveillance photos of the suspects late Wednesday and asked the public’s help tracking down the trio.Cops released photos of the suspects late Wednesday and asked the public’s help tracking them down.A teenage girl was pelted with cans in a Bronx playground by a trio of men yelling anti-gay slurs, police said.She suffered a torn ligament in one knee after they threw cans at her and yelled homophobic epithets.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.12, cops said.

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