CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago man said he believes he was attacked by a group of teenagers in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood because he is gay.
Levi Frerichs said he was walking in Logan Square last week in the 2700-block of North Spaulding when three boys and two girls came up from behind and started punching him.
Surveillance cameras captured his escape as he ran and was chased around 2 a.m.
"It's a senseless crime that was done by teenagers who have nothing else better to do," he said.
Police are investigating the attacks as a hate crime. Frerichs said he believes the same group is responsible for two other attacks in the area including one on in the 606 Trail.
Man says he was attacked in Logan Square because he's gay