Masked Man Pepper Sprays Staffer At LGBT Community Center

Police are investigating the D.C. area attack as a hate crime.

Police are investigating a recent attack on a Washington, D.C. LGBT community center, WJLA reports.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, a masked man entered the Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center and pepper-sprayed a staff member before running back out. A surveillance camera filmed the incident.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police are treating the attack as a burglary and a hate crime.

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