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No One Came To the Aid of Victims of Portland, OR, Hate Crime

There’s nothing funny or sexy about this post, but we thought it important to pass along. If you can help please contact the crime stoppers information below.

The Advocate reports that police and crime stoppers in Portland, OR, are seeking information about a violent hate crime that occurred on May 22 near Portland’s Hawthorne Bridge. What’s particularly unfortunate about all of this is that despite the fact that the attack lasted for about a minute, no one came to help, yelled “stop, or even called 911. After the attack, the bloodied victims, Brad Forkner, 23, and Christopher Rosevear, 25, went to seek help and passed a couple walking there dog who said nothing.

The Advocate writes:

According to police, the three suspects, who are in their 20s, are about 5-foot-11, and all were wearing hooded sweatshirts — one blue, one brown, the other white or cream. Forkner and Rosevear said the suspects spoke in an Eastern European language.

The police are looking for any information or tips. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000 for any tips reported to them that lead to an arrest. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357); reach them online; or text CRIMES (274637) with 823HELP in the subject line.

Image via The Advocate