Arrests have been made following a homophobic attack on a lesbian couple on a London bus

Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend Chris were brutally attacked and left with facial injuries


Words: Steve Brown

Police have confirmed that arrests have been made following a homophobic attack on a bus in London.

On May 30, the two women – both in their 20s – boarded a bus in West Hampstead but were approached by a group of four men who began to hurl homophobic comments towards them.

When Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, refused to kiss each other, the men attacked and punched them several times before running off bus. They stole a phone and bag during the attack.

Both women were taken to hospital for treatment to horrific facial injuries.

Now, Roads and Transport MPS Twitter account have revealed that arrests have been made but the investigation is still ongoing.

They wrote: “Investigation update:- Arrests have now been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

“If you have any information about this attack please report it to @metpoliceuk on 101 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”