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PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn -- Police are looking for three men accused of attacking a transgender woman in an apparent hate crime in Park Slope last week.

It happened around 11 a.m. Friday, May 13.

Police say the suspects approached a 32-year-old transgender woman walking on 7th Avenue at 8th Street and began harassing her about her sexuality. One of them men who had a tattoo under his eye punched the victim in the face and then the other two joined in punching the victim and pulling her hair before fleeing the area.

The victim walked to Methodist Hospital where he was treated for a fractured nose and eye socket.

One man was wearing gray Nike shirt with red sleeves, another wearing dark colored jacket with a royal blue Adidas Tee Shirt, and the third man had a bald head, and was wearing blue jean jacket and eyeglasses.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM> or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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