A group of Occupy Wall Street activsts assaulted a man who happened to point a camera in their direction.

The activists stormed up to him, pushing him, threatening him, sticking their hands in his face and telling him he had no respect because he had recorded them.

The incident took place early Tuesday morning after police had evicted the activists from Zuccotti Park.

It appears they may have been attempting to let air out of police car tires, which is probably why they didn’t want the added attention from a video camera.

So they turned into thuggish assholes and confronted him, ensuring the added attention.

The guy with the camera maintains a Twitter feed called @TheOther99, which means he is not officially embedded with the official Occupy Wall Street movement, but has been documenting it from the beginning.

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