Gay couple brutally attacked in Canada

Gay couple brutally attacked in Canada

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On Saturday night, a Christmas celebration quickly turned into a nightmare for a Canadian couple. Emma McLean and Tori Hogan were walking down a street in downtown Halifax when they suddenly found themselves in a very dangerous situation.

According to the newspaper, a group of about ten men, who came walking in the opposite direction, made a comment to them, according to the newspaper. daily Mail.

“My friend Tori said, ‘Hi, she’s my friend,’” Emma MacLean tells Canadian TV station CBC. CTV News.

According to MacLean, this should have provoked the group, who should have started shouting homophobic slurs at the couple. As the group continued down the street, Tori Hogan followed them to speak out that “this was not OK.”

Then the situation escalated dramatically.

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– The punching and kicking started.

“I see Tori being pushed down the stairs in front of the BMO Center, which are concrete stairs. There she lies on her back. “Then all the guys start hitting and kicking her,” McClain says.

McClain began yelling at them to stop, but they allegedly ignored her. She then decided to intervene.

– Fight or flight instinct kicked in. I jumped on one of them's back and choked him, trying to stop him.

Injuries to McLean's girlfriend Tori Hogan's face after the alleged attack. Photo: Facebook/Emma McLean

Injuries to McLean's girlfriend Tori Hogan's face after the alleged attack. Photo: Facebook/Emma McLean
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A passerby alerted a police patrol that was in the area, but when they arrived at the scene, the assault on the basket was over. They should have spoken to some of the men involved, according to MacLean.

The police officer reportedly said one of the men claimed the couple attacked them first. The others involved were uncooperative.

Police told CTV News the incident is under investigation, but no charges have been filed.

The incident was also filmed by eyewitnesses.

Broken nose and bruises

Both McClain and Hogan were injured in the incident. Hogan suffered bruises on his arm and under his eye, and McClain broke his nose, had more bruises and a broken tooth, CTV News reported.

Injuries to Emma McLean's face after the alleged attack. Image: Facebook/Emma McLean

Injuries to Emma McLean's face after the alleged attack. Image: Facebook/Emma McLean
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“I felt the punches and kicks, and then I felt it on my nose, and it was blood,” McLean says. “I thought, ‘This has to stop now.’”

Although several days have passed since the incident, she is still in shock.

“I’m afraid to go to the centre again in Halifax,” she says. “I feel like what could happen is beyond your control.”

– It's overwhelming. I didn't expect something like this to happen, especially during Pride Month as well.

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