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Five-Year-Old Girl Battling Cancer Viciously Attacked By Yobs Who Tried To Set Her On Fire
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | August 22, 2009

Posted on 08/22/2009 7:00:07 PM PDT by Steelfish

Five-year-old girl battling cancer viciously attacked by yobs who tried to set her on fire

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER 22nd August 2009

A girl of five who is battling cancer is recovering today after two boys sprayed an aerosol in her face and tried to set her alight.

Scarlett Hellewell had to be rescued by neighbours when the boys pinned her down and sprayed the deodorant in her face in Halifax, West Yorks.

She escaped with just bruises after the deodorant failed to ignite.

Attack: Cancer sufferer Scarlett Hellewell, pictured with her mother Paula, was set upon by thugs who sprayed an aerosol in her face and tried to set her alight [Pic in URL]

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: 'It is reported the girl was playing when she was approached by two young boys who kicked and punched her before spraying an aerosol in her face and attempting to set her alight. The match did not ignite.'

The two young boys, believed to be only 10 and seven, ran off when someone came to Scarlett's help on Tuesday evening. Officers are appealing for witnesses.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: assault; creeps; england; getarope
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1 posted on 08/22/2009 7:00:07 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

England is a disgusting third world toilet being Islamified.


2 posted on 08/22/2009 7:02:39 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: Steelfish

5 is too old to throw in the closet and too young to be a contributing member of society. Those bys were just trying to save some government money is all, just being good socialists.

//heavy sarc


3 posted on 08/22/2009 7:03:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Toward the TOTUS State-Nightmare in Obamaland .. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Steelfish

was this in a park?? well, duh, probably ain’t got no private property over there any more huh?


4 posted on 08/22/2009 7:04:14 PM PDT by GeronL (Toward the TOTUS State-Nightmare in Obamaland .. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Frantzie

Yeah, what the hell is wrong in the UK? Is it the education system or the apparent lack of morals in society?


5 posted on 08/22/2009 7:04:28 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative (A Blue Dog Democrat is an oxyMoron!)
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To: Steelfish

Any wagers on the backgrounds of these two cretins?


6 posted on 08/22/2009 7:04:52 PM PDT by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: Frantzie
The old homeland is nothing more than a memory. WAKE UP AMERICA! DO YOU WANT THIS TOO?
7 posted on 08/22/2009 7:06:15 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (We the people, ..... never)
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To: LRoggy

West Yorkshire I think is in the Midlands which is becoming a state of Pakistan. Heavy Islamification.

Thank God my decendants on one side left there 200+ years ago.

The leftist British govt has allowed asylum seekers (illegals) to flood and given them jobs over the indigenous population. This is turning the poor white population into a feral bunch. Obama is running the UK playbook to a T.


8 posted on 08/22/2009 7:07:38 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: LRoggy

The way the UK is any more, the cretins could be 4th generation welfare white trash.


9 posted on 08/22/2009 7:07:40 PM PDT by dynachrome (I am Jim Thompson!)
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To: Steelfish

Compassion for terrorist, robbers, and punks really works over there huh?


10 posted on 08/22/2009 7:08:13 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: LRoggy

Sounds to me like A CLOCKWORK ORANGE.

But then it seems to me that the UK should have seen this coming because they are so much more of a permissive society than we are.

With as liberal as the UK has gotten, I have no sympathy whatsoever. If this is the kind of society and government the British people want then they must also suffer the consequences.


11 posted on 08/22/2009 7:08:49 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: ABQHispConservative

It’s no longer Christian.


12 posted on 08/22/2009 7:12:08 PM PDT by donna (Democracy is not enough. If the culture dies, the country dies. - Pat Buchanan)
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To: Steelfish

Old enough to attack a 5 year old equals old enough to be someone’s b!1c# in prison for the rest of their hopefully short useless lives...


13 posted on 08/22/2009 7:16:50 PM PDT by piytar (Being asked to report your neighbors to flag@whitehouse.gov is REAL FASCISM! NRA Lifetime Member)
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To: Steelfish

Doesn’t this girl have a father? They are selling their toys for a holiday? No father around to go to work and save for a holiday? No father around to protect them?

And what about the horrible little pukes that did this... is there a father around to discipline them and teach them compassion?

I raised my daughter in the UK, during the end of the Thatcher years... it turned downhill quickly, a huge counsel estate with the occasional normal family scattered around.


14 posted on 08/22/2009 7:18:37 PM PDT by KarenMarie (NEVER believe anything coming out of DC until it's been denied.)
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To: donna

I guess so. They have ‘evolved’ and become more accepting of others. Kinda what the libs and moderates want to do here.


15 posted on 08/22/2009 7:18:46 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative (A Blue Dog Democrat is an oxyMoron!)
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To: dynachrome

About 10 years ago, I was in Spain and met a British tourist headed to a museum in the same somewhat out of the way place. We couldn’t find the museum, although we were pretty sure we were in the right neighborhood. Unfortunately, all the shops were closed because it was the siesta.

Finally, I saw some boys, about 12 yrs old, kicking a ball around at the end of the street, and I told my British friend that I was going to go ask them. She looked at me in horror and said that I was very brave and she wasn’t going to go with me. I had no idea what she meant.

She stood at the end of the street, I asked them for directions (I speak Spanish), they told me, and I went back to tell this to my British friend. She told me that in England, you would never go up to a group of kids playing on the street because they would turn on you and beat you to death just for the fun of it. And then she told me about a friend of hers who had been beaten into a coma for asking directions from some neighborhood children.

England has a problem with its Muslims, but I think it also has a problem with its own native born and bred population. Thank you, big government and socialism.


16 posted on 08/22/2009 7:19:19 PM PDT by livius
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To: LRoggy
Any wagers on the backgrounds of these two cretins?

Ammonites?

17 posted on 08/22/2009 7:20:10 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 213 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: ABQHispConservative

“Yeah, what the hell is wrong in the UK? Is it the education system or the apparent lack of morals in society? “

Their socialist ways encouraged the breakdown of the family with a entire generation of yobs and chavs growing up on the dole, thinking they are entitled to freeload and never have to face any consequences for bad behaviour.


18 posted on 08/22/2009 7:20:46 PM PDT by KarenMarie (NEVER believe anything coming out of DC until it's been denied.)
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To: livius

“Life at the Bottom” by Theodore Dalrymple and his occasional editorials speak of how bad it is in England.


19 posted on 08/22/2009 7:21:31 PM PDT by dynachrome (I am Jim Thompson!)
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To: Steelfish
Five year old girl dying of cancer.


20 posted on 08/22/2009 7:22:39 PM PDT by allmost
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To: KarenMarie

The US usually is not too far behind the UK. Breakdowns in family. culture, Judeo-Christian heritage, and law and order have consequences for an entire nation.


21 posted on 08/22/2009 7:24:54 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: dynachrome

The way the UK is any more, the cretins could be 4th generation welfare white trash.

You’re probably right...a can of deodorant would not be in most Islamic bathrooms.


22 posted on 08/22/2009 7:25:22 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE (Two roads diverged and I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference.)
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To: allmost

This is a crime against children!


23 posted on 08/22/2009 7:25:49 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: piytar
Old enough to attack a 5 year old equals old enough to be someone’s b!1c# in prison for the rest of their hopefully short useless lives...

Hear hear!
24 posted on 08/22/2009 7:29:22 PM PDT by The Pack Knight (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: livius
Thank you, big government and socialism

A very telling story... England also has one of the strictest gun controls in the world... how ironic...

25 posted on 08/22/2009 7:32:09 PM PDT by John123 (My Definition of Liberals - Folks who validates their existence by calling someone a racist.)
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To: livius

When I lived there...

kids used to break into our garage and steal our car. They would come from Redcar to our town, drink in the pubs and steal our car for a ride home. It got to a point where I just left it open so I did not have to pay for anymore windows or locks and we stopped replacing the starter thingy, I used to start my own car with a screwdriver. yes, that is true.

We found the car in the same place every time. We didn’t even bother reporting it after a while bcuz the police (who are as nice as can be, btw) could do nothing for us.

On one occasion, I stayed up and watched and when I saw them, called the cops who arrived within minutes & caught them red handed. They were juveniles so the cops had to let them go. No charges, no arresting, no nothing. And we were not allowed to ask their names or their parents name. not allowed to give info since they were minors.

the cops told us that i should drop my idea of getting a dog bcuz if i got caught letting the dog out to purposely hurt a child, i could ‘get done’. same if i waited and beat the crap out of them. In the end, we build a 10 foot brick wall around our property with a huge wooden gate.

When I went back, many of my old friends told me that the kids were out of control and they feared them, since no punishment comes to them.


26 posted on 08/22/2009 7:32:29 PM PDT by KarenMarie (NEVER believe anything coming out of DC until it's been denied.)
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To: GeronL

Just trying to save the health care system some bucks, ya know.


27 posted on 08/22/2009 7:32:55 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: The Pack Knight

I would be happy to pull the switch on these basturds myself.


28 posted on 08/22/2009 7:32:58 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: livius

Yeah, it’s been downhill ever since the “glory days” of Sid Viscious & Johnny Rotten. (puke)


29 posted on 08/22/2009 7:37:16 PM PDT by Beloved Levinite (I have a new name for the occupier of The Oval Office: KING FRAUD! (pronounced King "Faa-raud"))
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To: Steelfish
Scarlett is suffering from a tumour which has left her blind in one eye and with marginal sight in the other. Earlier this month the youngster revealed that she and her siblings are selling off their toys to pay for a family holiday before she goes blind.

'I am selling my bunny rabbit bag and hope to get a pound for it and my doggie that the teacher gave me. I want to raise £2.60 for him.'

Her prized possessions in the pic.
30 posted on 08/22/2009 7:37:49 PM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

My heart goes out to her and her family.


31 posted on 08/22/2009 7:40:11 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Steelfish

SOMETHING ABOUT THIS STORY SMELLS FUNNY!

I WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED IF MOMMY IS ARRESTED FOR REPORTING A HOAX

NO INJURY- NO WITNESSES- NO SUSPECTS- ODD STORY

LOOKING FOR PAYOUT


32 posted on 08/22/2009 7:47:18 PM PDT by Mr. K (THIS ADMINISTRATION IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY DAMMIT DAMMIT DAMMIT!!!!!)
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To: Mr. K

It says that neighbors, not the mother, stopped it.


33 posted on 08/22/2009 7:51:53 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Steelfish

Unbelievable.

But these stories of preteen savagery have become downright routine in Old Blighty for some years now.


34 posted on 08/22/2009 7:52:08 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Mr. K

Do you think she may have trained the kid to lie to the cops? Wouldn’t there be evidence of the lighter fuel?


35 posted on 08/22/2009 7:52:34 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: KarenMarie

Yep, that’s how it works there nowadays, Little Alex and his droogies can do as they please and fear no consequences.

The late conservative columnist Samuel Francis referred to this state of affairs as “anarcho-tyranny”.


36 posted on 08/22/2009 7:54:38 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: null and void
Any wagers on the backgrounds of these two cretins?

Ammonites?


Hittites, Jebusites, Amalekites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites?
Numbers 13:29 and 1 Kings 9:20
37 posted on 08/22/2009 8:02:59 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (At Thermopylae, 1 Million Persians lost 20 Thousand yet failed to disarm 300 Spartans. Molon Labe!)
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To: donna

My son’s best friend was sent by his Calvary Chapel to England to be a Missionary! Only 3% of the population in the U.K. go to church . Very politally correct over there. Very sad.


38 posted on 08/22/2009 8:13:00 PM PDT by tajgirvan ( Please Pray for our American Heroes! The Troops Need Our Prayers! Thank you.)
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To: KarenMarie

I believe it!


39 posted on 08/22/2009 8:17:13 PM PDT by tajgirvan ( Please Pray for our American Heroes! The Troops Need Our Prayers! Thank you.)
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To: tajgirvan

Many countries in Europe used to be great. But since they have joined the EU, they have given up their own individual identity and their individual cultures and societies have slid into the slippery slope of socialism and the deep abyss from which I doubt they can ever recover.

We must never let that happen here.


40 posted on 08/22/2009 8:17:54 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Steelfish

We have our guns and are not giving them up without one hell of a fight.That is a major difference.


41 posted on 08/22/2009 8:27:14 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Steelfish

Children who do such horrific crimes need to be put away forever. They’re what’s known as a *bad seed*. There’s no rehabilitating this kind of person.


42 posted on 08/22/2009 8:36:52 PM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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To: ABQHispConservative
Yeah, what the hell is wrong in the UK? Is it the education system or the apparent lack of morals in society?

Really a sad commentary on the decline of the country that gave the world English Common Law. I wonder if we're far behind.

43 posted on 08/22/2009 8:41:36 PM PDT by OpeEdMunkey (ObamaCare...there's some change ya didn't count on.)
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To: Steelfish

Time to bring back draw and quartering and put the head on a pike.


44 posted on 08/22/2009 8:41:48 PM PDT by JimC214
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Ammonites:


45 posted on 08/22/2009 8:43:54 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 213 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Ev Reeman
Sounds to me like A CLOCKWORK ORANGE.

"Yeah...I was cured."

And does anyone ever hear 'Singin' In The Rain' the same way ever again?

46 posted on 08/22/2009 8:47:20 PM PDT by OpeEdMunkey (ObamaCare...there's some change ya didn't count on.)
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To: Steelfish

Have they ruled out the Public Health Committee?


47 posted on 08/22/2009 9:06:51 PM PDT by SampleMan (Socialism enslaves you & kills your soul.)
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To: SampleMan

My brother and I used to play blackjack in Vegas, counted cards and we would talk backwards to each other at the same table to pass info.....as to how many Aces and face cards were left....I MUST BE SLIPPING...WAS NOT FAMILIAR WITH THIS ENGLISH TERM!

YOB

The antithesis of what a good boy should be - rude,obnoxious, violent and stupid. Formed by spelling ‘boy’ bacwards, it was coined in England in the 18th century as it was very popular amongst upper classes to speak backwards at the time.
Have you seen that boy? He’s a yob


48 posted on 08/22/2009 9:31:34 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: Beloved Levinite

” Yeah, it’s been downhill ever since the “glory days” of Sid Viscious & Johnny Rotten. (puke)

Actually , compared to Britain 2009 - 1979 WAS the glory days . Between 1976-1984 I spent quite a bit of time in England , and not just in London . Yes , the place was “ grilled “ but as Basil Fawlty would say “ there was still life in the old place “ . Never had a problem anywhere I went . Was I just lucky ?


49 posted on 08/22/2009 11:15:37 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: allmost

after seeing this picture, im cringing in sadness that a child like this could be abused like that. :(


50 posted on 08/23/2009 12:15:48 AM PDT by Munson
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