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Police searching for man who yelled homophobic slurs and smashed window of Rogers Park bar

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A man yelling homophobic slurs used a hammer to break a window of a Rogers Park bar Monday afternoon, according to police.

At approximately 5:40 p.m., a man approached a man and a woman as they exited their vehicle and began yelling homophobic slurs and threatening them. He then walked away, police said.

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The man and woman proceeded to enter the bar in the 1500 block of West Jarvis Avenue. The offender then returned with a hammer and smashed one of the bar’s windows.

No one was injured, according to police, and no arrests had been made as of Tuesday morning.

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R Public House, a bar located at 1508 W. Jarvis Ave., tweeted “Nothing like a homophobic guy with a hammer yelling anti-gay slurs at customers and threatening them to shake up the night.”

adperez@chicagotribune.com

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