Omaha police are investigating a hate crime. Last weekend Ryan Langenegger and two friends were dining in the Old Market area of the city. Langenegger says three others inside the restaurant started harassing his two friends who are homosexual. He says at one point one of the men stood up and approached the table and threatened them with comments that included “disgusting” and “should I?”, meaning assault the men.
Langenegger says he and his two friends left the restaurant and the three suspects followed them outside. The harassment continued and Langenegger told the three to just leave them alone he was punched in the face and left with bruises and a bloody nose and forehead.
Omaha Police continue to search for the three suspects and ask the public if they have any information to call Crime Stoppers to file a report.