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February 2, 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man was attacked by a group of homophobes

A young man has been beaten in a homophobic attack in Northampton, England.

The 20-year-old from Milton Keynes was followed by three men while walking to the BP filling station in the Westbridge area of the East Midlands town, on 26 January, between 11pm and 11.30pm.

The group asked him about his sexuality before punching and kicking him in the head.

According to police, the man was treated at Northampton General Hospital for 'cuts and bruises' to his face.