"Low life cowardly scumbags": Your reaction to the savage homophobic beating of Ryan Williams
Ryan Williams, a receptionist at Holiday Inn, was subjected to a vicious assault outside McDonald's in Friargate on Saturday, July 13.
Our story of the unprovoked attack which happened after Ryan and his friends had enjoyed a Friday night out in Preston city centre can be read here. Here's a selection of what you had to say:
Totally shocked and disgusted . Let People live their life's x Regardless of their sexualities . They are not preying on children . Hope you make a speedy recovery Ryan . Most people are not homophobic. Just a sick minority.
What an horrible thug.hope the lad recovers quickly.. I love his comment about being fabulous. x
Amanda Jane Hopwood
I hope Ryan makes a speedy recovery sending prayers and hugs
Animals who ever did this. Get well soon
Hope poor lad is on the mend but what happened will always be on his mind every time he is out
This country is crying out for a government that has got some backbone, so than can deal with this escalating violence happening everywhere
Poor lad, hope he recovers quickly and has no lasting effects.....hope they catch the thugs responsible, hope there is CCTV somewhere around with footage!
If McDonald’s in Preston was a pub it would have been closed by now , it’s about time FOI request was made and the number of incidents highlighted . It should be closed as the current owner accepts no responsibility for what is happening .
Time they closed that place. Its a magnet for thugs. Get well soon Ryan xx
Anyone who has seen the purpetrators commenting, boasting on your time lines, do the right thing and hand them in. They are a clear danger to the public and if it only took someone's percieved sexuality to attack like animals, imagine what they could do with more heat.
Just think, they could be reading these comments, most probably are and they maybe even laughing...Do the decent thing for once hand yourself in...To read there was a woman there to beggars belief, no actually it doesn’t in today’s day and age
Seriously? We r in 2019 now. Why can’t people just accept people for who they are! The world would be such a happier place! Get well soon!