BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department has arrested nine teens and is continuing to investigate after a group of mostly juveniles were caught on video assaulting a man in downtown Baltimore in broad daylight.

A 12-year-old, two 13 year olds, three 14 year olds, two 16 year olds, and 18-year-old Derell Smith were arrested following an investigation by Baltimore PD.

The unsuspecting man was walking down the street when the kids started striking him. They punched and insulted him, some even cheering on the abuse.

It happened at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, during the height of rush hour and was recorded by a witness.
For nearly 2 minutes, the kids hurled fists and insults after stealing his phone.

Police say the group is behind several similar attacks.

“Just assaulting for no purpose, for no rhyme, no reason an individual who’s walking. We believe that this group is responsible for those attacks as well,” says Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith.

Just 30 minutes another victim wast attacked on Guilford Avenue.

“Verbally abusing me, surrounding me and grabbing for my lunch bag. What’s in your bag? Called me some slurs. Then they surrounded me and started attacking me physically,” the victim says.

He tells WJZ he’s grateful to a witness that helped him scare off the kids and flag down officers. Now he wants justice.

“People ought to be able to go to work, go home to their families without this crazy nonsense.” he says.

All nine are being charged with robbery and second-degree assault. Only Smith, the alleged ring leader, is being charged as an adult.

The youngest suspect, is 12 years old and is still in elementary school.

The juveniles will be released while Smith remains in custody.

Smith says the juveniles were not being charged as adults because it was an unarmed robbery. Baltimore PD Commissioner Kevin Davis is set to go to the schools attended by these suspects to speak with all the students.

Police say it was an “unprovoked” attack on a man walking down the street. Police do not believe there was a reason for the assault.

“Hopefully this is a wake up call to parents. To know where your children are,” says Smith.

The victim did not suffer any major injuries and was treated at the scene.

The man who posted the video on Facebook Tuesday says the suspects took a man’s phone.

You can watch the video below. WARNING: There is violence and strong language used in this video.

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Comments (148)
  1. Baltimore City Public School “students” doing what they do best !

  2. Roger Lepus says:

    Blacks acting black. In Baltimore this is no longer news. This is just what blacks do every day.

  3. Democrats run this city also!!

  4. KR Rayberry says:

    Always amazing to me the amount of people just standing around watching…doing absolutely nothing to help.

    1. Ed Vanove says:

      Born stupid or just worked at it?

  5. Black-on-white violence happens every day. Don’t believe me? Just watch Colin Flaherty’s youtube channel.

    1. Frank Muller says:

      Yup, Colin Flaherty videos on youtube are the best.

  6. Emm Are Kay says:

    Hate crime? Not in Baltimore…it’s considered a sport and a badge of honor.

  7. 3…2…1.. And they will be let go with a slap on their wrists by a liberal judge. I guarantee you that at least 50% of these thugs will be involved with a murder within the next 5 years. Liberal judges should be held accountable for the dead bodies they are creating by going easy on these thugs.

  8. Davis Miller says:

    Looks like a bleeding heart liberal too haha have at it boys…

  9. reason? white successful businessman meets primitive loser black criminal youths

    1. Mini Harri says:


  10. Another day of these animals acting like animals. Whiteguilters will give excuses and their momma’s will plead for their babies.
    Look at all the people standing around…ALL BLACKS DOING NOTHING..
    If some white people were attacking Blacks every white person would be calling cops and yelling stop…
    Wonder when stupid white people will stop acting like it is their fault???

  11. Obama’s children!~ LOL what a scam Obama pulled on the nation riling up his black supporters to hate whitey even more! Disgusting. Obama worst president in the history of the country outdoing even the idiot Jimmy Carter

  12. African bantu savages doing what they do. Quite possibly the biggest mistake in world history. What a beautiful country we had. The best ever created on this earth. Then…the n*gger happened.

    1. Where I live there are few bantu savages (thank God) and people are polite and decent to one another.

      1. God bless my friend. Hard to believe it is anywhere on the infested east coast.

      2. @Dennis Culver

        I live out west in a carry conceal/open carry state and we mean business.

    1. timefortrump says:

      Agree 100% – Deport these DINDUS to AFRICA where they belong!!!!

  13. I’m surprised a Far Left fake news outlet like CBS even reported on this openly! It does not fit the Far Left’s phoney Obama / Hillary narrative. The police are all racist! LOL Evil destructive Leftists

  14. Ryan Blades says:

    I wonder what that racist, white privileged man could have said to incite this?

    1. Jeff Montana says:

      If he was walking around that bunch completely unaware of what that sort is always up to, then we can be assured he is a limp-wristed anti-racist liberal who votes against the best interests of himself and his family. He deserves to be victimized by the bipeds he’s duped himself into believing are just like us, only darker.

      1. yes, he looks like a brain-washed Hillary voter. now he should realize that people are ‘color coded’ for safety reasons. oh, and btw, . . . nine against one, that’s about their style.

  15. Surely this is Trump’s fault!!! At least that’s the excuse they will use….

  16. Jerry Walton says:

    Those darn Amish boys must be out on the street again.

  17. BC Veel says:

    Bunch of hood rat urban pavement monkeys

    1. Jerry Walton says:

      I carry because I’m too old to fight and too slow to run. But I can still shoot……very well.

  18. Hmmmm 18 year old’s first name “Derell” – sounds Norwegian to me…

  19. Funny how you don’t see this kind of video posted from concealed carry states.

  20. Abacaramas thugs….. worthless black ass thugs….

  21. What is interesting they have a similar problem in India but at the Ramgopalji Temple and else where it is with Rhesus Macaque Monkeys a sacred animals in Hinduism. They pillage and rob, breaking into houses, ganging up on People on the street. They are untouchable because they represent Hanuman, The Monkey King, on earth. Intercity “teenagers” have a similar position with big city liberals.

  22. “Teens” is the media code word for black ghetto rats. They just can’t bring themselves to mention the race of the attacker when they are blacks, and they are almost ALWAYS black! On the rare occasion when when whites attack a black it is front page news for a week and there are protests across the country. But a pack of blacks ganging up on a single white guy? That’s just everyday “teens” doing their thing… nothing to see here.

    1. You are 100 percent correct. They also use the term “youths” to describe the Africans. Look out for that one too.

  23. Joe Sheit says:

    9 teens? Looks like something off animal planet. Remember blm.

  24. Brunt Fca says:

    Black.. black.. black.. black.. black…

  25. Anti-white crime, nothing new here… move along.

  26. Tony Smith says:

    Just looked at this story to verify my suspicions on the color of the “teens.” And Hot Damn, I was right!

  27. I just HAD to click on this to re-confirm what I already know. It’s weird – you never, ever hear about a group of white teens getting together and all of them attacking one person. Or barging into a store and ransacking the place. I wonder why that is.

  28. David Sohns says:

    There’s a reason for the assault. We just can’t say in public what that reason is.

  29. Sparky Mills says:

    Whenever cities are under democrat control.

  30. You just have to believe Bull Conner is somewhere laughing his ass off.

  31. Bob Peirson says:

    In the 60’s I worked on South St, down town Baltimore. Even then I was warned by a manager on the Strip not to come down at night unless I was armed. His comment was “the mama’s and the papa’s are taking over the city”, and that was 50+ years ago. Now it seems the baby’s are taking over.

  32. When it all collapses, better have enough ammo to withstand attacks from these feral apes.

  33. Invest in an aluminum cane from I have one and I can even take it on a place so I can use it against feral apes anywhere I go.

  34. Bob Suyak says:

    Already knew what to expect before seeing the video, common place, from the “oppressed blacks
    ding the oppressing, just like when you see “flash mob” you know what to expect.

  35. Correction gang of black teens assaulted and robbed a white man

  36. And the liberals cannot understand why they cannot make enough AR-15s to keep on the store shelves,some people are paying attention

  37. And just where do wealthy blacks live? Among their own people? Not a chance.

  38. Naturally in the real non PC non MSM world, ‘group of teens’ is really ‘gang of negro criminals’

  39. It’s attacks like this that motivated me and my girlfriends to carry. It’s sad, but the percentages prove that race can not be trusted. They run in packs and prey on the innocent.

  40. Concealed carry. Execute them all on the spot. Self defense.

  41. Jon Severt says:

    I suggest that victim start carrying a 6 pack of soda in that lunchbag from now on – that would make one hell of a knot on these animals noggins.

  42. Maryland does not have concealed carry, unfortunately. Put a half dozen of these underage punks on the ground, bleeding to death, and maybe it would improve things in the Ghetto of Baltimore!

  43. Joe Yeti says:

    just more animals roaming the street. Do not go to Baltimore without a way to defend yourself from the thugs.

  44. I see we are using the usual liberal code words, like “teens”. Here is the honest report: a bunch of black animals assaulted and robbed a guy on the street in broad daylight. No one will be caught or tried because they are black, and the liberals run Chicago. Had this been a group of white men beating up a black guy, they would all be held without bail, charged with a hate crime, and given the chair.

    The above statement is more honest reporting in a singe paragraph then this entire liberally biased site will give you.

    Your welcome.

  45. Invest in an anti-porch monkey self-defense device,

    Your life may depend on it and it is a real legbreaker!

  46. Huck Klmdia says:

    Gasp! The perps were all black and the victim was white!!!!! This would be a hate crime if the colors were reversed, but we know that blacks don’t commit hate crimes don’t we?

  47. tatted up thugs, feral heboons….the kinda animals that hunt in packs and the kinda animals that should be put down like a rabid dog!!

  48. ni99ers…no surprise.
    Always carry a weapon!

  49. Ralph Davis says:

    And they wonder why we think of them as animals….

  50. Steve Grant says:

    Idle hands…..not like they had jobs to go to.

  51. illinoisatlarge says:

    Gang activity under leadership in the mayor’s office and the DA is growing and sees no bounds.

  52. Rob Lynn says:

    No wonder the entire world hates blacks.

  53. I see a racially motivated hate crime on top of the other violations. All of these kids need to go to jail for a few months. Locked in a cell 23 hours a day with 1 hour

  54. They’re clearly just conscientious Social Justice Warriors righteously confiscating some of his “White Privilege”, that’s all. He had his chance, I’m sure, to politely hand over the phone but he’s probably so racist that he refused. What else could they do?

  55. Ted Jones says:

    Why I always carry a gun.

  56. Without even looking at the video I’m guessing they’re all white. Amirite?

  57. You know that every one of those black savages had a smart phone but did they try to steal from one another? Not! They chose to steal from the only white man around. Each one of these cowardly n*66ers should be charged with HATE CRIMES and serve five years of HARD LABOR!

  58. Frank Muller says:

    Colin Flaherty on youtube has covered this attack a little more truthfully.

  59. Frank Muller says:

    Police spokesman actually blamed this on global warming.

  60. Frank Muller says:

    The police can’t protect you, but they do have plenty of yellow crime scene tape.

  61. It starts a birth when you see a pregnant black mongrel try to abort that animal in the making punch kick shoot stab inject anything …..its like a rat just more and more rats will come from this animal

  62. When will authorities put an end to these roving gangs of Amish schoolboys? I mean “teen” . . .

    1. tonyome says:

      Why would the police risk doing their jobs and being accused of racism?

  63. Dan Deal says:

    This is why you have concealed carry.

  64. Duckhomie says:

    The slow March of destruction of this once great city continues. Engineered by the same group committing the same crimes in other big cities.

  65. Folks, DO NOT leave your house without a gun — EVER!!!

  66. Those pesky white amish TEENS up to their hijinks again.

  67. John Wayne says:

    Did those College bound Chinese students cause a ruckus again? You would think those aspiring college bound students would be at home studying for entrance exams.

  68. But they Dindu Nuffin wrong!!! At least that’s what their mama says…..

  69. tonyome says:

    Feril negroes.

  70. timefortrump says:

    Bunch of feral dindus – nothing but savage animals – White people need to get themselves armed to walk in ANY city today – take a few of them out and watch them scatter like roaches Hate crime charges filed against these “teens”? All the attackers BLACK and the victim is WHITE – we have had quite enough of this BS nigs

  71. timefortrump says:

    Bring out the SCOOPS – we need to create some CHOCOLATE SOYLENT GREEN – CLEAN THIS RIGHT UP!

  72. John Oakman says:

    Dey bees Goot boys, all haided to kollege.

  73. John Smith says:

    Carry a gun, and shoot them all next time. Need to rid the city of these monkeys.

  74. Stan Pinkus says:

    When LIBERALS wake up we should STERILIZE and ELIMINATE VOTING privileges for all families (mother, father (if he can be found-else cut the benefits in 1/2), and children) living off any type welfare (food, housing, homeless, living, …) for over 6 months. This would eventually lead to an end of poverty, crime and make the future better instead of perpetuating the problem as we’ve been doing since the 1960’s

  75. Feral.

    this is what happens when you lose your right to carry. Put 2-3 of them down and watch the rest run.

  76. Bart Flatus says:

    Normally I’m for smaller government, but I am all for using tax dollars hire veterinarians to spay/neuter these sad creatures. It is not their fault. If you give a gun to a chimp and the chimp shoots someone, you don’t blame the chimp.

  77. Publish the names and addresses of these filthy, greasy, shiftless “teens”.

    Then, get a rope…

  78. Too bad there wasn’t a force taxpayers paid to Police the city.

  79. Remember Americans voted o in and a lot of the voters were WHITE ! It always amazes me what dumb people do to themselves! You got to love the dems for what they did to this country !!!!!!!!!!

  80. This was a racially motivated hate crime. Charge them all as adults. Mom and dad will know where junior is after that…. in jail where he belongs.

  81. “Parents need to know where their children are”

    ParentS—-as in a mother and a father? Let’s be honest, if any of these “children” committing robbery in broad daylight, and hurling racial slurs, had TWO parents they probably wouldn’t be so many of them out committing these crimes on a daily basis.

    Also, the reporter notes police do not believe this was “gang” related? No, just a gang of thugs attacking white people.
    Wonder if a group of nine white males attacked a black man walking from work in Georgia if this would have made the national news?
    Or course it would.

  82. Kurt Frommd says:

    One would have hoped the so-called witness called the police. Apparently he also enjoyed to event.

  83. Derek Langer says:

    Nothing to see here folks…move along!! Just a few Democrats having a little fun.

    Nothing says “I hate White America!” like voting Democrat….NOTHING!!

  84. Derek Langer says:

    Every American who isn’t blinded by political correctness knows that a fairly large percentage of the black community is uneducated, violent, feral, and de-evolving before our very eyes.

    Even Mr. Bill Cosby acknowledged this when he stated: “Black on black crime, drug and alcohol abuse, and a stubborn proclivity towards embracing the most ignorant and juvenile, criminal and self defeating culture and mentality, has done more to to hurt black people than anything ole Whitey ever did.”

    These facts are not “racist” ….. they are “reality”:

    ► Fifty two percent of all of the homicides in America are committed by young black males, who make up just four percent of the total population.
    ► Almost seventy-five percent of black babies are born out of wedlock. That means the taxpayers are stuck paying for all of the associated health care costs.
    ► Millions of young Mexican men travel thousands of miles from their homes in Mexico to get jobs in America, yet young black men can’t seem to find jobs….why?

    Honorable black men and women struggled for decades to obtain their civil rights, so why do today’s blacks ignore their civil responsibilities that are associated with those rights?

    Sadly, I’ve come to the realization that most blacks don’t want equality, even though they say they do. Equality carries great responsibilities and requires that actions have consequences. I think that what blacks really want is special treatment, as a protected class, who can’t be blamed for any of their bad decisions or behavior.

    More and more whites, like myself, no longer feel any guilt or sympathy towards blacks.

    We’re tired of excuses….

  85. Darryn James says:

    “Just assaulting for no purpose, for no rhyme, no reason an individual who’s walking. We believe that this group is responsible for those attacks as well,” says Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith.


    1. Go ahead! Try to get a Permit to Carry Concealed in Maryland. You won’t be successful. Maryland is one of the worst States for honoring the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. It is one of the most restrictive States in the Union for permitting Concealed Carry.

      I wish the victim, in this case, had a weapon and had killed as many of those apes as he could. This was not the first time these savages had been violent, and I promise you it will not be the last time. If the victim has killed as many of them as he could, it would have been the last time, wouldn’t it have?

      This vicious animal attack is clearly a “Hate Crime.” The little monkey animals attacked in a pack because their victim is Caucasian and they are Negroes. Robbery was not the primary motive for the violence. The primary motive was the victim was a Caucasian, and you can hear the racial insults screamed by the Negroes against the Caucasian they were attacking. Why are these apes not being charged with a Hate Crime? Why can’t this Caucasian man carry a weapon to defend himself in broad daylight from attacks such as these? I rarely go into Baltimore, but when I do, I might carry concealed. I don’t have a permit to do that because you can’t get one in Maryland. But I would rather be judged by twelve than carried by six!

      We need National Legislation to allow the exercise of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

  86. David Nitshe says:

    Great City for a family visit, NOT! Gee…what’s the name of that Obama tool DA that’s been thrown to the usual curb? The mincemeat woman. Nice town….to stay away from.

  87. Of course, no mention in the article that the victim was white and the perpetrators were black. If it had been the other way around……well, no surprise here.

  88. The usual urban ghetto DNC pre-voters doing what the DNC BLM love them to do.

  89. Its clearly a hate crime. They all need to be tried as an adult and spend the rest of their lives in the big house. But it wont happen. We have lost detroit, chicago, baltimore, california, large parts of houston and detroit, new orleans, miami, how many cities do we have to lose before we are no longer a nation and our best people just leave?

  90. N-words. Only cure is conceal carry.

  91. Don Rhudy says:

    Ah, living back east. What a joy!

  92. tngilmer says:

    But of course this is neither racist behavior nor a hate crime because the victim was white and the animals are black. If the races were reversed, Baltimore would be burning.

  93. Pete Orsi says:

    Fruits of the Liberalism which has been propagated by CBS for decades.

  94. Take the savage out of the jungle, and some people are apparently when it acts like the savage it is.

  95. Knew before I even opened the article that it would be Black kids attacking a white man. But of course this is not a “racial attack”. The Obama legacy just keeps on giving!!!

  96. Dan Higgins says:

    you failed to mention that the 9 perps were black and the assaulted one was white = hate crime…….I guess that was by mistake ?

  97. Open Society Institute/ Baltimore is the only field office for the Open Society Foundations’ U.S. Programs, focusing on a single city. It opened in 1998 spending upwards of 90M since.
    Just follow the breadcrumbs.

  98. BA DeMonte says:

    Back out on the street in less than 24 hrs.? Really? No wonder it continues. When they eventually kill someone will authorities then keep them locked up in JDC or just let them loose again?

  99. Over thirty years ago. Anyone remember Bernhard Goetz?
    Sad sad sad. Our city.

  100. People say there is a RACE problem. People say this RACE problem will be solved when the third world pours into EVERY and ONLY into White countries.

    People say the only solution to the RACE problem is if ALL and ONLY White countries “assimilate,” i.e., intermarry, with all those non-Whites.

    But if I tell that obvious truth about the ongoing program of genocide against White people, Anti-Whites agree that I am a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

    Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-White.

  101. Edwin Buck says:

    We need to start being rough with these “CHILDREN”?? They, the “CHILDREN”?? believe they can get away with anything because they are “CHILDREN”?? No way, you want to play in the adult world, you’ll be treated like an adult. We’ll knock heads and break teeth. So that maybe you’ll think very hard the next time you feel like “RIOTING”

  102. And Baltimore wonders why whites don’t move into black communities?

  103. CCP would solve all of this.. When will the citizens DEMAND a change in the STUPID O’Malley law?

  104. And what would happen if the attackee had hurt one of his attackers?

  105. You just keep on electing liberal socialist regressive democrats to office. Go ahead. Things will change. Never.
    They will only get worse.

  106. Those are some lucky little thugs. They will do that to the wrong person one day and several of them will no longer be on the welfare rolls…..

  107. slothb77 says:

    The victim is a white male. The attackers were all black.

  108. effin animals. it wouldn’t have lasted long with me cause they would all be getting filled with lead. listen to them screech like monkeys.

  109. slothb77 says:

    Was this considered a hate crime?
    If the races had been reversed, would this be considered a hate crime?

    You can pretty much throw all hate crime statistics out the window, folks. If this isn’t a hate crime in this case, but it would be considered a hate crime if nine white youths surrounded and beat a professional black man then those statistics have absolutely no merit.