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Police: Man assaulted at Tega Cay (SC) Taco Bell for failing to say ‘excuse me’ after belching
The State ^ | 17 Mar 2014 | Jonathan McFadden

Posted on 03/17/2014 5:08:36 PM PDT by Gamecock

TEGA CAY — A Fort Mill man sitting down to eat at a Tega Cay Taco Bell told police a man upset that he did not say “excuse me” after belching hit him with a chair, wrapped his hands around his throat and tried to head butt him inside the restaurant on Sunday.

Police responded to the Taco Bell on West S.C. 160 at about 4:30 p.m. after a man, 20, reported that he had been assaulted inside the restaurant, according to a Tega Cay police report. The victim told police he and his friend had been sitting in a booth eating when a man sitting with a woman asked the victim if he just belched without saying “excuse me.”

The man then walked over to where the victim was sitting, picked up a chair and hit the victim on the left elbow with it, the report states. The victim told police the man grabbed his throat and tried to head butt him. A restaurant employee went up to the assailant and told him he had to leave the premises, the report states.

The man walked out of Taco Bell and got into a white truck, possibly a pickup, the report states. The victim suffered a minor cut on his elbow along with redness around his throat. No one inside the restaurant was able to get the pickup’s license plate number. The restaurant’s manager told police he was unsure if the surveillance cameras recorded the incident.

Police have not made any arrests and the suspect is still unknown. The victim declined to comment on Monday.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: belch; southcarolina; tacobell; tegacay

1 posted on 03/17/2014 5:08:36 PM PDT by Gamecock
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Dear Miss Manners.....


2 posted on 03/17/2014 5:09:16 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

Good thing he didn’t fart loudly in the perp’s general direction.


3 posted on 03/17/2014 5:10:57 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Gamecock

Finally, someone willing to step up to the lack of public manners in today’s society..........


4 posted on 03/17/2014 5:11:21 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Was Occam's razor made by Gillette?)
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To: Gamecock

Good. Should happen more.


5 posted on 03/17/2014 5:12:01 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

and light it up!


6 posted on 03/17/2014 5:12:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Gamecock

Hmm South Carolina...

the events it seemed before I read the full article to have distinctly Floridian Aroma..


7 posted on 03/17/2014 5:12:38 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine


Sacre Bleu!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

8 posted on 03/17/2014 5:12:51 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1<center> <table back969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Gamecock

First of all, I’d be shocked if people DIDN’T belch in Taco Bell.

Second, he should have said “Excuse me” then farted and said “Excuse me again.”


9 posted on 03/17/2014 5:17:17 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Gamecock

Good thing he didn’t phart!


10 posted on 03/17/2014 5:17:55 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: Gamecock

What number again was the right to not be offended?


11 posted on 03/17/2014 5:18:17 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Gamecock
Ban chairs! Create belch-free zones! No child should be endangered by the presence of scary burps and chairs! /sarc

About 5%-10% of America (growing, I think) are just scumbags and psychopaths. Our right to keep and bear arms helps protect us from them.

12 posted on 03/17/2014 5:18:26 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: Gamecock

York County, SC. This is where a cop shot an old guy who grabbed his cane after being stopped for expired tags.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3133007/posts


13 posted on 03/17/2014 5:18:51 PM PDT by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: demshateGod

what, the public belching?


14 posted on 03/17/2014 5:19:10 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Gamecock

I think people see egregious cases of gangsta slouch-pants it should be 100% LEGAL to simply pull their pants down completely.

It’s insulting and has gone on far too long.


15 posted on 03/17/2014 5:20:01 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Gamecock

I’m suddenly reminded of a Calvin and Hobbes strip:

“Must be a barge coming through!”

“That sure tasted better coming up than it did going down!”

Mother: “3 strikes and you’re history, bucko.”

Calvin: “*um, excuse me*”


16 posted on 03/17/2014 5:23:41 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: Gamecock
Tega Cay Taco Bell

This is a high-class joint.

17 posted on 03/17/2014 5:30:48 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: NonValueAdded

Should have burped instead of belched.


18 posted on 03/17/2014 5:37:00 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: Gamecock
Tega Cay? How is that pronounced in SC?

Is it Tee-guh Kay or Tee-guh Key?

19 posted on 03/17/2014 5:37:31 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: Gamecock
The man then walked over to where the victim was sitting, picked up a chair and hit the victim on the left elbow with it, the report states

Left elbow? What a beast!

20 posted on 03/17/2014 5:39:15 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Smells like Pasco County to me.......


21 posted on 03/17/2014 5:39:51 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: MUDDOG
In the future...everything will be Taco Bell...


22 posted on 03/17/2014 5:42:49 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Dallas59

You have been fined one credit for a violation of the Verbal Morality Statute.


23 posted on 03/17/2014 5:46:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: demshateGod

24 posted on 03/17/2014 5:48:05 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Dallas59

Great pic!


25 posted on 03/17/2014 5:49:42 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Gamecock.


26 posted on 03/17/2014 5:50:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Farmer Dean

Im not familiar with Pasco County

thats the social “environment like there?


27 posted on 03/17/2014 5:53:46 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: demshateGod
Good. Should happen more.

Ungodly; violent incidents like that lead to other weapons and then someone is dead over something so venal; will you still applaud for the widows and fatherless left behind ?

28 posted on 03/17/2014 5:55:37 PM PDT by af_vet_1981 (>)
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To: RoosterRedux

The former.


29 posted on 03/17/2014 6:24:50 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Ken H; metmom; P-Marlowe; HarleyD; xzins; Alex Murphy
Even more important is that Tega Cay was home to Jim and Tammy Baker's PTL empire including "Heritage USA" complex. Maybe it is a little burned over district rigth in the middle of the Bible Belt.
30 posted on 03/17/2014 6:33:48 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

Seems like an awful lot of mad people out there.


31 posted on 03/17/2014 6:33:59 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Gamecock

That’s just sounding approval of the meal!


32 posted on 03/17/2014 6:41:27 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: blueunicorn6

To 30.


33 posted on 03/17/2014 6:45:02 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

Sounds like a justifiable assault to me.


34 posted on 03/17/2014 7:06:53 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Gamecock

I know the color of the assailant’s car but not the assailant.


35 posted on 03/17/2014 7:08:04 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Gamecock

It seems most everyone on this ‘string’ blame the belcher and says the beating was deserved.

OTOH

Wonder how many times this guy has said ‘excuse me’ or ‘pardon me’ or even ‘thank you’ or ‘I am Sorry’ to people of ALL persuasions and they look at him like he has two heads.

For the most part, society today is mannerless. Hold the door open and get some wise ass remark, I have said ‘excuse me’ where I thought it appropriate and have one ask ‘IF I have a ‘problem’.

Not throwing a wide blanket etc but seeing the guy is 20 it probably never occurred to him to say ‘Thank You’.

Even Tony Soprana just ‘told’ the kid to take his hat off. He didn’t ‘whack’ him....well it looked like he was ready to.


36 posted on 03/17/2014 7:09:44 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --"I would agree with you BUT that would make both of us wrong".)
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To: Gamecock

Some of us take our manners seriously down here. :-)


37 posted on 03/17/2014 7:53:23 PM PDT by GJones2 (Belching)
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To: DemforBush

“That sure tasted better coming up than it did going down”?

LOL. I think I might have actually said that once.


38 posted on 03/17/2014 8:14:35 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: dfwgator

What’s your boggle?


39 posted on 03/17/2014 8:16:13 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

You see, according to Cocteau’s plan... I’m the enemy, ‘cause I like to think; I like to read. I’m into freedom of speech and freedom of choice. I’m the kind of guy likes who likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder - “Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of barbecued ribs with the side order of gravy fries?” I want high cholesterol. I wanna eat bacon and butter and BUCKETS of cheese, okay? I want to smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section. I want to run through the streets naked with green Jell-O all over my body reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly might feel the need to, okay, pal? I’ve SEEN the future. Do you know what it is? It’s a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing “I’m an Oscar Meyer Wiener.” You live up top, you live Cocteau’s way: what he wants, when he wants, how he wants. Your other choice: come down here... and maybe starve to death.


40 posted on 03/17/2014 8:18:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Farmer Dean

Perhaps even Hernando County. :)


41 posted on 03/17/2014 8:19:01 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Eh...it kind of reminds me of New Jersey.


42 posted on 03/17/2014 8:29:19 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: dfwgator

I love this movie!


43 posted on 03/17/2014 8:31:15 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: dfwgator

Chief,you can take this job,and you can shovel it.


44 posted on 03/17/2014 8:35:40 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

another place I dont think I need...to visit.


45 posted on 03/18/2014 6:11:25 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Gamecock

Talk about an overreaction. But it’s hard to imagine no one would get a license plate number.


46 posted on 03/18/2014 5:37:59 PM PDT by HarleyD ("... letters are weighty, but his .. presence is weak, and his speech of no account.")
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To: dfwgator

You know Bob Gunton,the tall,bald actor who played the Chief as well as the evil warden in ‘The Shawshank Redemption’?

Back in November 2012 I had sent him a message on facebook in which I wished him a Happy Birthday. Well,he responded a few weeks later with a sweet,kind message in which he thanked me for my ‘support and encouragement’ and at the end he wished me the very best. I damn near fell off my bed!


47 posted on 03/22/2014 4:07:58 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Several years ago I had consumed too much of their food and it actually made me vomit because of the terrible indigestion it gave me.

It was all grease going down and coming up. The remnants of my meal were actually separated because of the grease.

I just can’t handle eating greasy food anymore.


48 posted on 03/22/2014 4:24:57 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: VerySadAmerican
If he had farted then the man would have said, "How dare you fart in front of my wife."

To which he would have replied, "I'm sorry, I didn't know it was her turn."

49 posted on 03/22/2014 4:36:31 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: N. Theknow

I still have the album...


50 posted on 03/22/2014 5:03:39 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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