January 20, 2020 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

ARTICLE WITHDRAWN: Gay man suggests he was attacked by Trump supporters in Santa Monica, story disputed

CHRIS BALL says he was assaulted, possibly by a gang of Trump supporters who were taunting him with homophobic slurs at the Santa Monica bar where he was watching election returns.
“CHRIS BALL” or “CHRIS BELL” says he was assaulted, possibly by a gang of Trump supporters who were taunting him with homophobic slurs at the Santa Monica bar where he was watching election returns.  His Facebook photo album is full of stunt shots. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

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No corroboration of any claims made by the alleged victim was possible and so the story has been withdrawn.

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