Police arrest two men suspected of vicious anti-gay attack ‘dressed as fairies’

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Police have arrested two men have in connection with a homophobic attack in Surbiton by assailants wearing pink tutus.

The thugs, who were wearing pink tutus and fairy wings, carried out the homophobic attack in Surbiton, south-west London, early on Saturday morning.

The pair hurled anti-gay abuse at their two victims, before punching them and kicking them in the head.

According to the Evening Standard, two 26-year-old men have been arrested in connection to the incident, which they are now describing as a “hate crime.”

One of the victims, 21-year-old Robbie Kingsford, needed hospital treatment after the attack.

His 18-year-old friend was also injured in the assault.

Mr Kingsford’s father thanked people for their support in tracking down the suspects after he had vowed to “catch” them.

He said: “Again today I thank you all. God bless each and everyone of you all my best wishes. Be safe”.