2 men arrested after man beaten in homophobic attack

Officers were called to reports a 21-year-old man had been beaten and suffered homophobic abuse outside a club on Yorkshire Street.

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Two men have been arrested by police investigating a homophobic attack on a man who was badly beaten.

Two suspects presented themselves at the police station after a social media appeal for information.

The case centres around reports of a hate crime in Oldham town centre on November 5 at around 6.35am.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 8922, 101 quoting reference number 1940 of 05/11/16 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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