Arrest warrants issued for three from Bucks County in Center City beating

 The suspects were described as white, in their early 20s, clean cut and well dressed. (Image courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

The suspects were described as white, in their early 20s, clean cut and well dressed. (Image courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office issued arrest warrants Tuesday for three Bucks County residents in connection with the Sept. 11 assault of a gay couple in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street in Center City.

Suspects Philip Williams, 24, Kevin Harrigan, 26, and Katherine Knott, 24, will be charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, and one count of criminal conspiracy.

Once charged, the defendants will be arrested by police.

“I would like to thank the police for their thorough investigation and the public for the outpouring of information and tips in this case,” said District Attorney Seth Williams. “This vicious attack shocked the entire country. An assault on people because of their sexual orientation has no place in Philadelphia.”

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