The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) has learned of an anti-gay attack which occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 2 at the West 4th Street Subway Station in Manhattan's West Village neighborhood. According to media sources, a man and his partner were approached by a third man who asked them if they were gay. The couple ignored the alleged offender, who then assaulted one of the survivors using anti-gay slurs. The survivor was treated at Lenox Hill Hospital for a broken nose and eye socket. According to the NYPD, this incident is under investigation by the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.