Lesbians allege hate crime at Midtown hotel over Atlanta Pride weekend

The couple said “words were exchanged” with two men as they were getting into a cab. Creef said she was pushed to the ground and then Katalinich was also pushed to the ground and her knees were scraped. She said her attacker was laughing.

The two said when they started screaming for help, the two men ran away. Katalinich and Creef also said they were distressed that people were sitting around and nobody came to help.

Tracy Flanagan, spokesperson for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, said surveillance video from the hotel is currently being reviewed.

“The deputy needs to view some video before completing the report,” Flanagan said Monday.