A Texas cardiologist claimed his daughter and her boyfriend were attacked by Black Lives Matter protesters in Baltimore — but the young couple told cops they were actually accosted by young squeegee washers, bodycam footage shows.
Dr. Andrea Natale, executive director of the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, took to Twitter Sunday claiming his daughter called him in tears, saying she was driving in Baltimore when her car was targeted by a “group of BLM,” according to a screenshot of the since-deleted tweet.
“It was damaged & and her BF was beaten,” Natale’s tweet continued. “She filmed it & called the police but they cannot do anything bc they are African American. Is this the America we want?”
The doctor’s tweet went viral, racking up nearly 50,000 retweets or likes before he took it down and later deleted his account, according to the Baltimore Sun, which late Tuesday obtained police bodycam video of