Group uses skateboards to beat man in downtown Orlando

in Orlando News & Events


ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police are searching for a group of men they believe knocked a man unconscious with skateboards May 1.

Officers released video Tuesday showing the skateboard attack in Downtown Orlando. Witness video shows a group of sevent to 10 men get into an argument at the intersection of East Central Boulevard and North Court Avenue around 10 p.m. The fight escalates when one man swings his skateboard and hits another man across the head.

The victim, who police have identified as Brett Thompson, runs behind a parked car as a few men holding skateboards follow. Video shows the fight continuing behind the parked car.