There are many ways a night at Blake’s can end. This isn’t the one you’d necessarily pick: Having your friends bail on you when you get bum rushed on the street at 3 in the morning. But that’s exactly what happened to this 26-year-old gay on Aug. 11. After a night of fun at the popular Midtown gay bar, he and two friends left and walked to Checkers a few blocks away at 10th and Spring streets. That’s where things went astray and the guy’s wingmen proved to be the worst ever. As the trio neared Checkers, they spotted a group of four men and a night out on the gay town started to go sideways. Here’s the blow-by-blow from an incident report filed with the Atlanta Police Department on Aug. 14:
[The victim] stated that his two friends told him to cross the street and he refused and his friends then crossed the street.Nice friends. You can do better. Though you probably should have heeded their advice, they shouldn’t abandon you and make the situation four on one.
[The victim] stated that he went to the Checkers restaurant and the four males started yelling at him about him cutting in the line.That fight or flight instinct? Run, girl, run!
[The victim] stated that he got into a physical altercation with the males.Flee. We said flee.
[The victim] stated that during the altercation he realized that the smart thing to do was run so he pushed the males off of him and ran across the street. [The victim] stated that while he was running the males were calling him a coward.Yes run, rejoin your shitty friends and flee. Your manhood will recover. But whoops.
[The victim] stated that he then checked his pockets and discovered that his wallet and his iPhone 4 cell phone were missing. [The victim] stated that there were no weapons involved and there were no demands made for his wallet or cell phone.That’s past the point we’d recommend calling the police. Borrow a phone from one of your shitty friends.
[The victim] stated that he did not call the police when the incident occurred because he did not think it was a big deal.You got your phone and wallet swiped and didn’t even taste the crunchy goodness of those Checkers seasoned French fries. Get mad.
[The victim] later discovered that $3,100 was used to make debit purchases from his checking account.Let’s recap: Gay dude didn’t get laid after a night at Blake’s, his friends abandoned him during his time of need and he got rolled by some punks who then went on a shopping spree on his dime. Not the way a night out at Blake’s should end.