Frisco Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Assaulting Man Because He Was Gay

A Frisco man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for assaulting a man because of his sexual orientation, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. In a plea agreement, Chancler Encalade, 20, admitted that he and two others used Grindr, a social media dating platform for gay men, to arrange a meeting with the victim at his home. Once they were inside, they restrained the victim with tape, physically assaulted him and made derogatory statements about him being gay, federal officials said. They also displayed a firearm and stole property from the man, including his vehicle.   Continue reading...

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