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'Real Housewives' Star

Hobo Pressing Charges

Over Nut Punch

10/4/2012 1:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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HOBO JUSTICE!!!
TMZ has learned, the homeless man who was assaulted on tape by "Real Housewives of Miami" dumbass Peter Rosello has informed police he wants to press charges ... and now, cops are on the hunt for the reality star.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the homeless man in the video was contacted by police shortly after the footage surfaced this week -- and he asked to press assault charges against Rosello, son of housewife Alexia Echevarria.

TMZ posted video of the cruel "prank" early today -- showing Rosello punching the guy in the balls while he was sleeping, then running off. 

Now, law enforcement sources tell TMZ, a detective has been assigned to the case and cops are actively looking to speak to Rosello ... and possibly even arrest him on a felony assault charge.

Rosello faces a felony charge because of new laws in Florida stemming from similar "pranks." The new laws classify attacks on homeless people as hate crimes, meaning they carry stricter penalties.

If convicted, Rosello could face at least a year behind bars.

Attempts to reach Rosello were unsuccessful. Calls to "Real Housewives" were not returned.

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surfcowboy83    

DEAR PETER: IF I HAD NOTHING TO LOOSE, I WOULD BEAT THE SHI^ OUT OF YOU LIFELESS. I HAVE NO TOLERANCE FOR PEOPLE WHO PREY AMONG THE WEAK. I HOPE SOMEONE CRAZY GETS YOU BEFORE THE COPS DO, THROWS YOUR LIFELESS GARBAGE BODY IN A DITCH. PEOPLE LIKE YOU VALUE ONLY YOURSELF, YOU HAVE NO RESPECT, NO REGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE. NO COMPASSION, NO SORROW, NO GUILT.

YOUR WHO^RE MOM IS PROBABLY REALLY PROUD OF THE GARBAGE SHE POPPED OUT OF HER EXPANDED DIRTY VAJ- STUPID SPOILED PIECE OF TRASH.

697 days ago
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Justsay Nohan    

What people consider a "prank" these days is just disgusting and sick. It's no less of a CRIME just because you think it's funny.

697 days ago
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mikeR    

glad they defined him as the reality star from Miami. We wouldn't want to get him mixed up with the rest of the reality show *******s.

697 days ago
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John F. C. Taylor    

There's a misconception we're dealing with here. Calling anyone who's appeared on a reality show a star. They might be famous and celebrities, but they are not stars. When they've become a headline entertainer or have played a major role in sports, then they'll be stars.

697 days ago
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ReV    

Wow! What a freakin' low life, sh1t on the bottom of my shoe, king of the DBs D0uchbag that kid is! I hope he gets his ass (and them some) handed to him in criminal and civil court and then in jail too! See who's runnin' then you cowardly little BlTCH!

696 days ago
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Shady's slave    

What a tool thing to do. I hope he does time but we all know he won't cause he's a celeb. Bogus.

696 days ago
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Cindy    

What right does anyone have to attack a homeless person? I think charges should be brought and an arrest should be made.

696 days ago
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yoyly    

imagine the nut punches hes going to get in jail...

696 days ago
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amara    

I want to kick him in the balls..

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