The National Police investigates a homophobic attack in the center of Madrid in broad daylight. Eight hooded men have assaulted a 20-year-old boy in the doorway of his house.

The attackers cut his lip, threw him to the ground and pulled down his pants. With the knife they also marked the word ‘fagot’ on his buttock. It happened this Sunday, around 5:00 p.m., and in the heart of the city, in the Malasaña neighborhood, when the young man was going to enter his house, although the attack did not transpire until this Monday.

According to eldiario.es, and confirm to Cadena SER police sources and Government Delegation, there is a complaint against eight unknown persons, who were hooded.

The Provincial Information Brigade is already investigating it as a hate crime, in addition to another of injuries. The agents hope that the analysis of the security cameras in the environment can provide some more information about the attackers.

More Madrid has asked the regional government to convene the LGTBI Council of the region, a body created in 2016, but not yet constituted.

The one in Madrid is the second homophobic aggression that has been made public this Monday. The other has taken place in the town of Velada, in Toledo. One girl told a young man that he was “losing oil” before he was attacked. The Civil Guard has confirmed the complaint in this case.

Pedro Sánchez condemns homophobic aggression

During the afternoon of this Monday, the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, reacted to the brutal aggression known this Monday in Madrid and condemned the attack, as well as sent affection to the young man attacked.

“In our society there is no place for hatred. My emphatic condemnation of this homophobic attack. We will not allow it. We will continue working for an open and diverse country, where no one is afraid to be who they are, in which we all live free and insurance. My love for the attacked young man, “Sánchez said on his Twitter account.

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