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Man speaks up after brutal Hamilton Hill beating

Gang of teens blamed in attack

Thomas Battreall of 766 State Street in Schenectady, talks about his attack that left him with a black eye, a broken shoulder, broken finger, and multiple contusions Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Thomas Battreall of 766 State Street in Schenectady, talks about his attack that left him with a black eye, a broken shoulder, broken finger, and multiple contusions Tuesday.
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All he wanted was a slice of pizza and a bottle of NyQuil, but what 58-year-old Thomas Battreall got was a savage beating when he tried to walk home from a corner store last Monday night. What shocked him most was that his attackers appeared to be about 14 years old — and the leader was a girl. It started when Battreall walked out of a Hamilton Hill deli shortly after 8 p.m. — he ...


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Will1960
November 5, 2012
4:34 a.m.
(Comment was removed by moderator for not meeting the Daily Gazette's community standards.)
harvick
November 5, 2012
11 a.m.

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Just scum. TOTAL SCUM! Whoop their butts like the animals they are and cage them up. I guarantee, if they choose me, they'll remember me the rest of their lives.

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