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Police Seek Four In Possible Bias Attack Near MSG

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Police are looking for a group of four men in what they say was a possible bias attack on a two other men near Madison Square Garden over the weekend.

The NYPD put out photos of a person of interest in the attack that happened around 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

Police say two men were walking on Eighth Avenue near 35th Street when four men in their 20s began shouting anti-gay remarks, before pushing the victims to the ground and punching them.

One of the victims suffered a broken nose, and the other injured his hand.

Police commissioner Ray Kelly said three of the four men were wearing Knicks apparel.

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