REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
Date/Time: Saturday, April 21, 2018; 1:05am
North Central Avenue & West Monroe Street
Suspect: White male, described as tall, heavy build, wearing a blue and white checked short sleeved shirt, gray shorts, and sandals.
Details: On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at around 1:05am, two males were seated near North Central Avenue and West Monroe Street when they were approached by the suspect and began a short conversation. The suspect began using anti-LGBTQ language which led to a heated exchange. During the confrontation, the suspect threw one victim to the ground and repeatedly kicked him. The other victim tried to intervene and was assaulted. The suspect fled the scene. The first victim was evaluated by medical personnel and found to have suffered serious injuries.
Phoenix Police is asking the community for assistance with identifying and locating the suspect in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Witness, at (480) W-I-T-N-E-S-S, or for Spanish (480) T-E-S-T-I-G-O. As always, callers may remain anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000.