Although Amy over at The Ultimate Goth Guide has already made a blog post about this terrible attack, I decided to make one myself in case anyone didn't read hers. I urge others to make a post about it also.
Earlier this week, October 5th, a pair of goths were attacked on a tram in Bury simply because their attackers had a problem with the way that they were dressed.
The female victim, 22, was headbutted before her attacker proceeded to stamp her in the face five times. She has a fractured eye-socket as a result of this unprovoked and thoroughly terrifying attack. Words fail me, I am utterly disgusted.
The male victim, 29, was punched to the ground and repeatedly kicked. He suffered a black eye and an ear injury.
The two attackers responsible had made comments on the victims style of dress prior to the attack
Speaking of the attack Sylvia Lancaster stated that 'This is just the sort of ignorant behaviour that needs to be stopped. I am really pleased that these young people reported it to the police. Attacks and attitudes like this have no place in society'.
Below are CCTV images of two of the three men responsible.
Should anyone recognise these two men then they should call 0161 856 8163 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.