A lesbian couple were “creeped out” when a man pulled up beside them in a car and repeatedly asked them for a threesome in Swindon.
The women said they were “creeped out”, and were particularly perturbed by the fact that the man continued his shocking rant despite the fact that they were with their six-month old daughter.
The lesbian couple were sitting at the bus stop shortly before 1pm on Wednesday when the man pulled up beside them in a car and began asking them for a threesome.
He was reportedly driving a blue Volkswagon Passat and was described as being a white, bald man, likely in his late 30s or early 40s.
Anybody with information is being asked to contact local police or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
LGBT+ people are often targeted in hate crimes and experience shocking levels of sexual harassment.
LGBT+ people are regularly targeted in hate crimes and face shocking levels of sexual harassment in various avenues in life.
The number of reported homophobic hate crimes in the UK has almost trebled in the last five years, going from 6,655 in 2014-14 to 18,465 in 2019-20, according to data obtained by the BBC in October.
Police reports of homophobic hate crimes have increased by 20 per cent in the last year alone. While police said at the time that the increase in figures could be attributed to greater reporting, LGBT+ advocates said the rise in hate crime rates was caused by a real rise in attacks.
Sexual harassment is also a major issue in the LGBT+ community, with a huge number of queer people facing inappropriate behaviour and treatment in the workplace, according to a report published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in 2019.
According to that report, two-thirds of those who were sexually harassed at work did not report the behaviour to their employers.
PinkNews has contacted Wiltshire Police for comment.
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