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Trans Woman Violently Groped And Raped In Bathroom Of Stonewall Inn

by Graham Gremore March 28, 2016

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A trans woman was raped inside a unisex bathroom at the iconic Stonewall Inn in New York over the weekend.

Related: The Queens Fought Back And Won. Now The Stonewall Inn Wins Historic Landmark Designation

According to the NYPD, the incident happened around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday night. The 25-year-old victim, whose name is not being released, was inside a single-occupancy unisex bathroom at the historic Christopher Street bar when her attacker asked to enter, claiming he just needed to wash his hands.

After the door was closed and locked, he allegedly forced himself upon the woman, first groping and then sexually assaulted her.

Related: Stonewall Inn’s Accused Gay Basher Matthew Francis Now Charged With Assaulting Homeless Man + Cops

The attacker, who is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s, standing at 5’10” and weighing approximately 250 pounds, quickly fled the scene. After stumbling out of the bathroom, the victim also left the bar; however, she returned about an hour or so later and called 911.

She was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital for treatment. So far, no arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing.

Related: Out Of The Past: 9 Facts About The Stonewall Riots

h/t: Gothamist




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