The victim was walking along the footpath on the opposite road to the cemetery near to the junction of Victoria Avenue at around 3:20am on Friday October 2.
He heard a male shouting threatening and homophobic comments towards him.
The victim believed that they were being shouted by a male from a vehicle, however, this is unclear as the victim did not look up and carried on walking.
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Police are appealing for anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.