Beverly Hills police investigating suspected hate crime, Los Angeles
Beverly Hills police looking for as many as nine men and women who physically attacked employees at a Turkish restaurant called Cafe Istanbul. The suspects made pro Armenian statements, which police say makes the incident of hate crimes that happened around 8 30 Wednesday night at a restaurant on South Beverly Drive near Gregory Way. Police can't say whether all of the suspects were men on ly that 6 to 9 individuals and To the restaurant and made pro Armenia statements before going after employees. Physical attack ensued inside the restaurant as well as it bled on to the alleyway, which is right adjacent to the restaurant. The victims did sustained minor injuries and we're deny they denied treatment after Lieutenant Max Subin with Beverly Hills, P D says the suspects also destroyed property inside the restaurant over turning tables and chairs. The suspects are said to be between the ages of 20 and 30. Detectives are going over served Silent video with the goal of identifying them. Beverly Hills Mayor Lester Friedman said in a statement that there is no place in the city for this behavior and asked members of the public to come forward with any information about the suspect.