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Detroit Hate Crime Victim Tells His Story on YouTube: Video

Detroit Hate Crime Victim Tells His Story on YouTube: Video

A Detroit man who received no assistance following a brutal, hate-filled attack, has taken matters into his own hands — on YouTube. When 23-year-old Justin Alesna went into a gas station for a pack of cigarettes, he says he was accosted by another customer who began hurling gay slurs at him and then punched him in the eye twice. Alesna then wrestled his attacker into store shelves and was asked by the clerk to leave the premises.

A Detroit man who received no assistance following a brutal, hate-filled attack, has taken matters into his own hands — on YouTube.

When 23-year-old Justin Alesna went into a gas station for a pack of cigarettes, he says he was accosted by another customer who began hurling gay slurs at him and then punched him in the eye twice. Alesna then wrestled his attacker into store shelves and was asked by the clerk to leave the premises.

No one in the store — including two other customers, who Alesna says just stood and watched — called the police.

Alesna, who went to the hospital and was told he might need surgery, wanted to share his experience, so he posted a video of himself on YouTube and Facebook.

See Justin’s video below. Read the full story here.

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