Ben Moores, a 16-year old, was the victim of a brutal, disgusting, senseless attack. Fifteen youths set upon him, knocking him to the ground, kicking and beating him. His wrists and head were stomped on. Patches of his hair were yanked out. Blood poured from his ears. All this violence for a very simple reason: Ben is a heavy metal fan.
According to the Manchester Evening News
, Ben was attacked behind a local supermarket, one which was only two miles away from the site where Sophie Lancaster
was brutally attacked for “looking goth” in 2007. Lancaster later died from her injuries.
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