A Uruguayan and her American girlfriend were attacked in London by a group of men who demanded to kiss them in public
Melania Geymonat, 28 years old and from Uruguay, is the name of one of the women attacked by a group of men in a bus in the United Kingdom, she works as a flight attendant for the airline Ryaniar and lives in Bishop's Stortford, England.
Melania was with his girlfriend Chris, coming from the United States, in the front of a double-decker bus when a group of men appeared, realizing that they were a couple, they began to claim for a kiss between them while making fun of them. sexual gestures
"They wanted us to kiss, so they could see us; I tried to calm the situation down because I'm not a problem person, telling them to please stop bothering us, since Chris was not feeling well", Melania said.
The group of men ignored these words and started throwing things at the women, while they demanded that they stop.
What happened after the words
"What I remember after that (the quote above) is that Chris was in the middle of them and they were hitting her. I did not even think about it and I got in, I was pulling it towards me and trying to defend it, then they started hitting me", it's the description from Melania.
According to the testimony, there were at least four people within the group that committed the aggression, one spoke in Spanish and the rest in English with a British variation.
"I do not even know if they left me unconscious", "I felt blood, I was bleeding over all my clothes & all over the floor", as Melania described it.
To make matters worse, the assailants, after giving them a beating, robbed the couple of their belongings before they fled the bus.
The reaction of the authorities to this aggression
The Metropolitan Police has arrested four teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18, they were arrested for being suspected of theft and for causing serious bodily harm.
"This was an unpleasant attack on two women who seem to have been chosen by a group of young people to be harassed and attacked. The suspects have made a number of homophobic comments to the couple before throwing coins at them. When the women tried to reason with the hostile group, the attack escalated to an assault", said Detective Superintendent Andy Cox.
The police also mention that the recordings of the security cameras are being reviewed by the detectives and that they continue to ask the public for information, especially those who were present on the day when the women were attacked. bus.