Homeless men allegedly kicked in the groin for money

(Video screenshot)

(Video screenshot)

Jeremy Nuttall, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:31 PM ET

VANCOUVER -- Police are investigating video-taped incidents of two men being kicked in the groin for cash as a crime.

Video images, which surfaced Wednesday, show two apparently homeless men agreeing to let a heavy-set man to kick them in the groin for $50 on Granville Street.

“Although a person does have the right to consent to being hit the actions leading up to and following the kick are being investigated as a criminal offence,” police said in a release.

Police know the identities of the two men who agreed to be kicked. The man alleged to have kicked them has contacted police and is co-operating.


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