Skip to comments.Riverside couple falls victim to 'knockout game' Neighbors fearful after attack (FL)
Posted on 07/22/2014 1:24:51 PM PDT by equalator
I was actually scared that it was so close to home, literally, its right here on my block, said Allyson Deihl. Ive heard it on the news nationally and its scary to think that its happening in Jacksonville, in Riverside.
According to the police report, the man and woman spotted three men walking in their direction, then realized they were being followed. The report said that the woman grabbed her can of Mace from her purse, and then her boyfriend was punched, causing him to stumble to the ground.
The woman told police that she tried to spray the men with her Mace but that it didnt work and that the men jumped in a car, which was being driven by a woman, and drove away.
A few months ago, Michael Carraway was attacked in a similar way. Carraway was at a gas pump on Merrill Road when he was blindsided and punched by a stranger.
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Yes, but what color clothing were they wearing?
A few of thse “knockout artists” need to get blown away and then the attacks will quickly wane.
No doubt the perps made their getaway in a horse drawn buggy.
1) They make ‘inert’ (contains a non-irritating liquid) mace canisters for practice. A word to the wise ...
2) It’s FLORIDA, for Pete’s sake. They just about invented the ‘shall-issue’ concealed handgun permit. A .357 Magnum does a lot more damage to “knock-out game” thugs than mace does.
But the perps were probably not light colored....
Just when I thought that the subhuman savages had finally learned to respect life and gotten over their racism, they start again.
The “knock-out” usually involves knocking someone out from behind with no warning. In that condition, a gun is as useless as a peashooter. These perps are risking a bullet in Florida, for sure.
Crapolla. It's been going on for years.
No description? They couldn't see the skin color of the attackers? Baloney, that was deliberately left out of the so called news story.
Which is why she should have been carrying an MP-5 instead and made them dance.
The victims apparently had enough warning to attempt deploying “mace”. They failed ... probably due to lack of practice.
Most victims don't see it coming, and I doubt they have instincts or
situational awareness. And the Guy saw them coming too. I'm a bit confused.
It also seems they're doing the hit then running because they know the laws
and nobody would get away with killing an unarmed attacker running off.
Just have to be aware.
I’ll risk the jury.
Riverside used to be a really high end area when I was young. The West side was where all the crime was. I guess its everywhere now.
Back then corporal punishment was legal and used very effectively by the VP and Coaches.
In most cases the Coach and VP would demand the mother come watch the punishment or risk
having their star player kicked off the team. Sometimes both parents.
I have no idea where this new way came from. It had to start somewhere.
Ever heard of situational awareness?
Wifey and I like to go for a fast walk in our town along a busy street that has a wide sidewalk. At every street light post (about 30 paces) I look behind us to see if anyone is approaching from the rear. (My version of a Crazy Ivan!)
Several times, we've been behind other people and they NEVER look behind them. If we're walking faster than they are and we pass them, they have no idea anyone was behind them at all.
I know what you mean. I have seen people at gas stations with their nose in their phone and didn’t notice a stranger until they tapped them on the shoulder.
When a stranger gets within about ten feet of me I tell them to stop and if they don’t I then yell at them.
All the while with my Glock hot and ready.
A few of thse knockout artists need to get blown away and then the attacks will quickly wane.
Knockout game? There’s no such thing. Next you’ll be saying that the Nazis tried to exterminate the Jews.
Silly Tea Party.
“When a stranger gets within about ten feet of me I tell them to stop and if they dont I then yell at them.”
You need help, hoss.
Where’s Paul Kersey when you need him?
Somebody needs to set up a bunch of stings.. perhaps a vulnerable looking person where the Amish frequent. Catch the feral animals and beat them into a bloody pulp.
Yes. But other than having eyes in the back of your head, this doesn’t apply to the typical knockout. The case at hand in atypical in that the victims were aware they were being followed.
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