Walter Adrian, 23, and his boyfriend, who asked not to be named, were attacked outside Barclays bank on Whitechapel Road after leaving a friend’s party. As they withdrew cash, up to seven Bangladeshi teenagers on pushbikes surrounded them asking “who is sucking who off?” and “are you fags?”.
They then punched and kicked the couple.Ah, London’s rich diversity! Still, makes a change from ‘Asians’, eh?
“They were saying, ‘this is our street, this is our area, get out of here’, just because they thought we were gay.
It happens a lot round this area and East London.Yes, I bet it does. Those immigrants, coming over here, doing the rioting the natives are too lazy to do…
Mr Adrian’s partner, a Masters media student at Goldsmiths University, said: “I feel like I have to ‘gay-down’ a bit, that I should wear trousers and not skinny ones. We are not very gay, we don’t wear pink or glitter, and they still picked on us.
“We are just scared and afraid it might happen again and it just shouldn’t be like that. You get these patrols that make you feel like you’re trespassing in their area. I think it’s a clash as people are starting to move into multicultural areas.”Well, no. More monocultural ones.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “We were called at 1.40am on June 13 to reports of an assault in Whitechapel Road. Investigations continue.”But not very enthusiastically, I’ll bet…