The 'Dallas BBQ' restaurant has released a statement about the horrific attack on a gay couple at its Chelsea location:
Dallas BBQ is deeply saddened by the altercation between several of our patrons at our Chelsea location on Tuesday night. We have been proudly serving Chelsea for over a decade and will not tolerate violent or hateful behavior within our restaurant.
We are fully cooperating with the investigation by the NYPD to apprehend the attacker and actively seeking justice for the victims of the attack. As a staple of New York, Dallas BBQ celebrates a diverse clientele at all of our locations and will continue to make everyone feel welcome and safe.
If you or anyone you know has any information that can assist the NYPD in this investigation, please contact the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-577-TIPS or at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
If you missed the video and earlier reports on this violent attack, you can read about it HERE. (warning: graphic)