$25K Reward Offered in Attack on Transgender Woman

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — A $25,000 reward was announced on Tuesday in a brutal attack on a transgender woman in Hollywood.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. on May 31 near the Hollywood and Ivar Metro stop.

transgender-attackVivian Diego, born Victor Diego, had just left her job as a barista at Beso restaurant when she was attacked.

Surveillance video released by police on Tuesday showed four men approaching Diego from behind.

Another angle shows the men kicking Diego as she lay on the ground.

She suffered severe injuries to her face, head and ribs.

Police were investigating the attack as a hate crime.

Anyone with information about the attack was asked to call (213) 972-2967 or email hollywoodcrimetips@gmail.com.

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