A Small Army Of Assholes Beats Up Onion Editor

fist.jpgDAILY NEWS: A WOMAN’S leg was broken and several other people were injured Saturday night when a large group of teens accosted pedestrians in Spring Garden, police and witnesses said.Philadelphia police responded to two reports of pedestrians being assaulted by a large group of young people along Broad Street about 9:30 p.m. One of those reports came from Emily Guendelsberger, 27, city editor for local arts and entertainment content for the Onion, the satirical newspaper and website. She was walking with seven friends on Green Street near Broad when they were accosted, she said. Guendelsberger, who remained hospitalized with a broken leg yesterday, declined to comment further. According to the police report of the incident, Guendelsberger was “jumped” by 30 to 40 men who punched and kicked her numerous times. Police said they checked the area for surveillance but had no luck. MORE

RELATED: Dozens of West Philly boys – ranging in age from 11 to 19 – stormed a Sears store in Sears_Robbery.JPGUpper Darby on Thursday as part of a “flash mob” [PICTURED, RIGHT] and made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise, police said. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said he believed that the group organized the mass theft through social networking, although the exact networking site was not yet clear. He said that the kids traveled together on public transportation and arrived at the store on 69th Street en masse about 7:10 p.m. The kids – Chitwood estimated there were around 40 boys – scattered throughout the store and began to “rob, steal and pillage,” he said. MORE

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