Man assaulted at a gas station in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police said a man was assaulted at a gas station in the city on Wednesday. The incident happened around 11 a.m. on Wednesday on the 2200 block of Broadview Avenue at the Speedway gas station.

The report said a 50-year-old man pushed a 20-year-old man, who openly identifies as gay, and called him a gay slur and threatened to assault him.

The two men don't know each other. The suspect is under investigation for menacing/assault and ethnic intimidation.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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