Construction Worker Catches Brutal Gang Beatdown In Baltimore, Tweets About The Whole Thing

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Six teenagers in Baltimore jumped a recently prominent Twitter user in the city Thursday night, and Friday afternoon he described the whole ordeal on his feed.

Paul Gardner gained Twitter fame of sorts in April when he was one of a number of people on the ground documenting riots in the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody.

The 33 year-old construction worker documented some more violence in the city last night: his own mugging.

“At 2am last night I got the fucking shit kicked out of me by 6 teenagers on the 800 block of St Paul,” Gardner tweeted Friday afternoon with an accompanying picture of his badly beaten face.

According to Gardner, six teenagers approached him and asked him for directions to a nearby market. Next thing he knew, the men had surrounded him and started beating him right in the street.

Gardner said the police actually caught six people matching the description he gave them of his assailants a few blocks from where the mugging took place, but were forced to let them go because there was no proof they were involved.

He has some advice for anyone else who finds themselves in that particular situation: Run.

After going through what he did, Gardner appeared to be in pretty good spirits about the situation.

The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to Gardner for comment, but it was not immediately returned.

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