PORTLAND, OR. (THECOUNT) — Journalist Andy Ngo was reportedly beaten by a group of protesters in downtown Portland, Oregon on Saturday.
Video footage shows Ngo being surrounded by masked protesters who then attack and rob him.
He was left bloodied and beaten in the street. His work gear was also stolen.
An image of the aftermath showed Ngo with several facial injuries and a black eye.
It is unclear why, if any reason, the reporter was attacked.
Ngo was assigned to cover the protest.
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