(POCATELLO, ID) — The owner of a night club in Pocatello is speaking out about the brutal beating of two gay men last week. David Mihlfeith owns Club Charley’s, a bar that caters to the gay, lesbian, and transgender community. He says what happened Feb. 10 along 9th and Lewis was a hate crime, and is urging police to do what they can to find the assailant. Bannock County Prosecutor Steve Herzog hopes the culprit is found before he harms anyone else. Club Charley’s patrons are raising funds to offer a reward for the arrest of the man responsible.
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