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Sunderland homophobic attack

Police say around 20 men and women were involved in an homophobic attack on a woman and her partner at a chip shop in Sunderland. Tyne Tees understands the episode lasted for around 15 minutes.

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Lunchtime report: "Frightening" homophobic attack in Sunderland

An investigation has begun into what is described by the police as a homophobic hate crime on a female couple at a chip shop in Sunderland.

A gang of youths set upon one of the women in an unprovoked attack before then turning on her partner when she arrived to help.

Gregg Easteal sent this lunchtime report from the scene.

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