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Hate-crime charges in attack on lesbians

Jan 10, 2019 - The Seattle Times

Prosecutors say a lesbian couple attending a recent Seattle Seahawks game endured a litany of vulgar comments from a 34-year-old Tacoma man, whose crude and apparently drunken behavior escalated to a physical attack that has resulted in hate-crime and assault charges in King County Superior Court.

Charges allege the man, Jay Dee Harp III, grabbed the breast of one of the women and punched her wife in the face when they protested.

Harp spent a little more than 24 hours in the King Cou...