. . . He was riding home when he spotted two men approaching from an alley. Then he noticed one of them had a machete.
“One of them hit the bike with the machete, in the back wheel, . . . . "
". . . [Then] he just punched me in the face,” . . .
. . . the second man was filming the attack with a camera phone. . . .
. . . [It] was especially puzzling because [they] never tried to take a thing.