Two men were beaten and robbed in the early morning hours of Sunday after leaving Blake's on the Park in Midtown. The Atlanta Police Department LGBT liaisons have been contacted and will follow up with the victims, according to APD spokesperson John Chafee.
The men, identified as Drew Childs and Trenton Thieler, told the Atlanta Police Department they were robbed at 9th Street and Argonne Avenue. The police received the call at about 2:40 a.m.
Childs and Theiler had left Blake’s, located on 10th Street, and were walking toward Argonne Avenue when they said they were approached by two black men who struck Theiler on the back of his head. Theiler ran to 10th Street to escape and the the two men then attacked Childs, hitting him in the face several times and taking his wallet, according to the APD.
Both men were treated at Grady Hospital for head injuries. According to APD, Childs could not remember what happened and information about the incident was provided by Theiler.