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Food truck workers attacked by ‘rich’ guys hurling racial slurs: ‘Dude, I’m totally getting away with this’

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Three Denver food truck vendors said they were attacked by a group of men after refusing service to a customer who was hurling racial slurs.

Terrence Gibbons said three men placed an order about 8:30 p.m. Friday, after the Colorado Rockies’ home opener, when one of the men began yelling obscenities and racial slurs, reported KMGH-TV.

“He pretty much singled me out for being black by using a word we’re all familiar with,” said Gibbons, who was serving barbecue from this new truck for just the second time.

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“He kept using the N-word,” said Gibbons, owner of Big T’s Barbeque. “He kept saying that I didn’t really know what it was like to be black.”

He refused to serve the men, who he said appeared to be drunk, and one of them punched Gibbons’ friend in the face.

A fight broke out between the unruly customers and Gibbons and two friends helping him serve food.

One of the customers jumped Gibbons from behind and slammed his head into a car window, shattering the glass and knocking him unconscious.

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Gibbons and a friend, Karl Umland, were hospitalized – but not before snapping photos of two of the assailants before they fled.

“I told him he wasn’t going to get away with it,” Umland said. “He was, like, ‘Dude, I’m totally getting away with this — my whole family is rich. We’re wealthy and my dad’s an attorney.’”

Photos of the suspects went viral within 48 hours, Umland said.

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One of the suspected assailants (KMGH)

One of the suspected assailants (KMGH)

No arrests have been made, but police said they have strong leads in the case – which is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Watch this video report posted online by 7 News:

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‘I don’t care’: Watch Kamala Harris shut down Chris Hayes for asking a dumb question about Trump

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Sen. Kamala Harris shut down MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes during a post-debate interview on Tuesday evening.

Hayes questioned Harris about her call for Twitter to follow their terms of service and kick President Donald Trump off of the platform.

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Here are 3 winners and 4 losers from the CNN/NYT Democratic presidential primary debate

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Twelve Democrats took to the stage Tuesday night for yet another debate in the party's 2020 president primary hosted by CNN and the New York Times.

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