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Man is Punching People on Houston Metro Rail Platform
KBXX-FM ^ | May 20, 2014 | Maria Todd

Posted on 05/20/2014 11:23:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Houston METRO police need your help apprehending a man who is punching people on a rail platform.

According to surveillance video, a man walked up to a passenger who had just exited a train onto the platform at Main Street near Preston downtown and punched him in the face.

The video then shows the same man punching another man as he gets onto the train from the same platform.

METRO Police Chief Victor Rodriguez says he doesn’t think the attacks are related to the so-called “knockout game.”

“A review of the tape does not indicate that anybody else is involved,” Rodriguez said. “And, therefore, in the knockout game, you typically do that in front of an audience or in front of somebody who’s at least taping it.”

Despite these events, Rodriguez says Houston has one of the safest rail systems in the country.

If you know anything about these assaults, contact police.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: civilrights; crime; houston; humanrights; injusticedepartment; knockoutgame; onyourown; selfdefense; texas; theprotectandserve; whiteymustpay
The police almost always try to deny that their incident is part of the larger "knockout game," especially in the bigger cities. And how about that description of the alleged perpetrator, huh?
1 posted on 05/20/2014 11:23:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Feed him a brick.


2 posted on 05/20/2014 11:28:02 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
METRO Police Chief Victor Rodriguez says he doesn’t think the attacks are related to the so-called “knockout game.”

Oh, well, that makes me feel better. Good thing he's on the case.

3 posted on 05/20/2014 11:30:14 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, punch the bastard back, and make sure he takes a bite out of the third rail. Problem solved. That's how we should be fixing it.
4 posted on 05/20/2014 11:35:18 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Liberals - destroyers of both men and civilizations. The Fourth Turning Cometh.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

This is the new and much more entertaining “Punch Face” game.


5 posted on 05/20/2014 11:37:44 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And how about that description of the alleged perpetrator, huh?

Maybe the lack of a description, IS a description.

6 posted on 05/20/2014 11:41:07 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here is the video and news report associated with this savage incident:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/video-shows-man-randomly-punch-houston-train-passenger-face-article-1.1798931


7 posted on 05/20/2014 11:44:23 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: jonrick46

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone...


8 posted on 05/20/2014 11:47:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Mark17

at first I thought is was another UFO alien posing has a human being having an anxiety attack. Those aliens disguised as humans are constantly getting in trouble, you know. Most of our prison inmates are these types, you know. However, when I saw this video, what a bummer, man! No UFO alien sighting here! Not even a pie pan in the sky. I find out it was just another black dude. Not much excitement there. Close the bar! Just another boring day in paradise (darn!).

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/video-shows-man-randomly-punch-houston-train-passenger-face-article-1.1798931


9 posted on 05/21/2014 12:03:45 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Houston METRO police need your help apprehending a man who is punching people on a rail platform."

Odd that the KBXX-FM(Houston News92) article urgently requests help in ID-ing the perp--but no descriptive hint or help whatsoever is supplied by KBXX-FM--even though News92's very article describes the existence of a surveillance video that begs for a link in the search for the puncher.

Could KBXX-FM be holding back on that link out of PC delicacy?

No problem for the NY Daily News.

It offers a crystal clear view of the violent offender--no apologies necessary.

SEE IT: Man randomly punches Houston train passenger in face (VIDEO)

10 posted on 05/21/2014 12:17:56 AM PDT by henbane
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To: jonrick46

If Obama had a son, he’d look like that guy!


11 posted on 05/21/2014 12:26:33 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Viking2002

In Texas he might just run into a CCW....


12 posted on 05/21/2014 12:29:02 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Mark17

The guy is black just like the rest of the Black perps that are smashing non black people in the head, the face wherever they can.

I believe someone is telling these black perps to do this.

I do not recall these types of crimes going on when Bush was in office. seems like these black perps are running a muck and have been ramping up their crap since 2009 when the biggest black perp was elected.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 1:00:05 AM PDT by funfan
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To: jonrick46

Well, if it wasn’t a space alien, then I thought it might be the Amish again. They are such brutes. If not a space alien or the Amish, then I figured there was only one other choice. You and I were both right, again.


14 posted on 05/21/2014 1:07:28 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: funfan

Can’t argue with that.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 1:09:21 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: henbane

No descriptive hint? They said “man,” didn’t they?


16 posted on 05/21/2014 1:21:23 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Mark17; shibumi

“A man”.

That narrows it down.


17 posted on 05/21/2014 1:32:41 AM PDT by Salamander (It's a cult and they worship blue oysters!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All metro police chiefs are politicians first, care about cops 2d and the populace comes in 3d.


18 posted on 05/21/2014 2:10:24 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Our so-called “justice system” protects thugs like this. This thug and thugs like him wouldn’t be a problem if we were allowed to deal with them. He needs to be weeded out of society.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 2:23:07 AM PDT by boycott
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To: funfan

A unprovoked black on white hate crime ? Who wudda thunk it? According to “Liberals” these daily violent attacks are urban myths. Notice how the Corrupt Liberal Media doesn’t even raise the possibility of this being so.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 2:38:26 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: Mark17

I was thinking it was Amish too. However, Amish are better than that.


21 posted on 05/21/2014 2:56:33 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; GeronL

The poLIcE deny that there IS a knockout game then proclaim that there is some kind of handbook of RULES for the knockout game.

Same as Islamist terrorism isn’t TERRORISM unless the terrorist is a card carrying member of an officially recognized terrorist group AND the organization issues an official press release taking responsibility, typically issued from their DC bureau office...


22 posted on 05/21/2014 4:13:47 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: jonrick46
I was thinking it was Amish too. However, Amish are better than that.

Yep, no doubt. I recall a few months ago, seeing on video, not sure if it was surveillance video, or cell phone video, but some dip stick tried to punch out a female. She fought back, and when the guy was on the ground, her male friend just drop kicked that POS right in the head. It is a wonder he survived a kick to the head like that, but I thought it was karma.

23 posted on 05/21/2014 4:14:08 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perhaps this is someone’s “practice training” for the knockout game.

Does it at least register as a “hate crime” on the LBGT mayor’s list of human rights abuses in Houston? She’s working on some kind of tranny protection act while letting things like this get swept under the rug. She didn’t give a damn when two hispanic yutes pulled a gun on me and called me nigger repeatedly either.


24 posted on 05/21/2014 4:16:41 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Viking2002

Houston’s “light rail” doesn’t have a third rail, it has the street car wiring above the train.


25 posted on 05/21/2014 4:17:22 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Mark17
And how about that description of the alleged perpetrator, huh?

>> Maybe the lack of a description, IS a description.

Aren't there security cameras at the stations? I know that the trains themselves are equipped with cameras. ODD that footage of the perp is being suppressed.

26 posted on 05/21/2014 4:18:27 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: funfan
I do not recall these types of crimes going on when Bush was in office. seems like these black perps are running a muck and have been ramping up their crap since 2009 when the biggest black perp was elected.

That's because Tom DeLay was fighting against federal funding of Houston's boondoggle rail system (it's one of the reasons the local Rats sought to take him out of office by any means necessary).

27 posted on 05/21/2014 4:22:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

She would have certainly had your back had they called you gay.


28 posted on 05/21/2014 4:39:23 AM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First rule of knock out game is never talk about knock out game.


29 posted on 05/21/2014 4:46:17 AM PDT by dangerdoc
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To: funfan

This started around 1992 from what I have read in the past.

“I believe someone is telling these black perps to do this.”

The rapper, LL Cool J is!

Mama Said Knock You Out (1995)
by LL Cool J
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vimZj8HW0Kg


30 posted on 05/21/2014 4:52:28 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: a fool in paradise
Aren't there security cameras at the stations? I know that the trains themselves are equipped with cameras. ODD that footage of the perp is being suppressed.

I think there are, but I don't think it is odd at all, to suppress this stuff. I am not much into conspiracy theories, but in this case, I believe there IS a conspiracy by many, to suppress the knockout game thing.

31 posted on 05/21/2014 4:59:25 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: a fool in paradise

Click the newslink, a couple of pics clear as day. Young black male, 25 - 30 years, about 185 lbs in the five-ten to six foot tall range. Depending on the sales volume of “Stop Snitchin’” t-shirts in that town, he should be id’d fairly soon.


32 posted on 05/21/2014 5:12:14 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: a fool in paradise

Oops, that’s the link in post #7. The original article is USELESS for helping to apprehend the assailant.


33 posted on 05/21/2014 5:14:21 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: funfan

You’ve got that right.


34 posted on 05/21/2014 5:20:57 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s where I get on to go home everyday (unless they’re talking about the northbound platform, though the northbound “Preston” platform is a block up from Preston). I did see an evidently homeless guy walk past on the sidewalk last week, angrily babbling something while I was waiting for the train. Might be a likely candidate.


35 posted on 05/21/2014 5:28:28 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: jonrick46

Okay. That’ not the Preston station. Main Street Square is several blocks south, not “near Preston.”


36 posted on 05/21/2014 5:33:05 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: F15Eagle

I was going to say, doing this in Texas seems like a quick way to die.


37 posted on 05/21/2014 5:37:07 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: william clark

Just got to where I could look at the actual news report, so it apparently was the southbound Preston station, where I get on after work. Didn’t look like it in the still photos. All of the downtown platforms are on Main, with one called Main Street Square, so the description in the text story was misleading. In the morning I get off at Main Street Square, and when I got off a few minutes ago, there seemed to be an enhanced presence of regular cops, not just the Metro Police who occasionally check for tickets and fare cards.

The suspect, by the way, doesn’t look like the guy I saw last week. The guy I saw was older and shakier.


38 posted on 05/21/2014 5:59:58 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

-— “And, therefore, in the knockout game, you typically do that in front of an audience or in front of somebody who’s at least taping it.” -—

That must bring great comfort to the victim.


39 posted on 05/21/2014 6:05:50 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Salamander

-— A man”.

That narrows it down.


Well, if he threw a punch, he must have at least one arm. So that narrows it down even further.


40 posted on 05/21/2014 6:08:51 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Michelle Obama: Too Many Americans 'Stopped On The Street,' Because Of Their Race.

What about knocked to the street because of their race is not your race, Ms Obama?

41 posted on 05/21/2014 6:50:10 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Despite these events, Rodriguez says Houston has one of the safest rail systems in the country.

This for the toy train that's had AT LEAST 100 wrecks in its first year !!!

42 posted on 05/21/2014 3:30:38 PM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: Mark17

The very existence of a campaign of hate using a “knockout game” whether coordinated or just for bragging rights, should trigger a series of federal civil rights violation investigations (including the police departments that are suppressing reports of the incident and refusing to prosecute the guilty).


43 posted on 05/21/2014 5:54:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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