Staff at the Gay’s The Word bookshop in London’s Marchmont Street arrived at work yesterday to find the front window smashed in.
The vandals had also pelted eggs at the shopfront.
Witnesses say the youths responsible launched their attack at around 12.30am.
They arrived on bicycles and broke the window using a rock and a bottle.
As yet, there has been no evidence that the shop was targeted because it is a gay shop. Given that no other shops in the area were attacked, however, it seems very likely that this was the vandals’ motivation.