The Morning Blotter: Man Beaten After Scolding Drug Dealers

A group of drug dealers severely beat a man who tried to shoo them off a busy Crown Hill street corner last weekend.

At about 12:30 am, a man standing at a bus stop at 15th and 85th NW saw three men and two woman making “hand to hand narcotic transactions” on the street, according to a police report.

“Being a concerned citizen, [he] informed the five subject to stop dealing drugs,” the report says. “After hearing [his]  suggestion, the five subjects…attacked” the man.

The suspects knocked the man to the ground, punched him, and kicked him in the head

The group then fled.

Medics and police arrived on scene and found the man, who may have sustained a facial fracture in the assault.

Officers searched the area, but couldn’t find the suspects.