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If you saw a man punching a 5 year old


 

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Question: Only 3 options here, folks.

Options:

Call 911 and report it immediately.

Get out of your vehicle and go physically try to stop him.

Drive away, not doing anything about it.


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You are in your vehicle, parked. You see a man punching his 5 year old son.

What do you do?

Just seeing if I'm in the majority.

by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 7:31 PM
Replies (251-260):
parentalrights1
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:27 AM
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But everyone is a bad ass when talking about what they would do and not in the moment themselves.

Mom2MikeynLando
by Silver Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Call 911 and report it.

I was once in a Walmart in the grocery section where I witnessed a man dragging (while the girls mother just stood there) his daughter who was like 11 by her sweater with extreme force.  Everyone else just kept doing their shopping.  Come to find out (we have connections with police department and a few of the officers who responded) that this poor girl had bruises and burns all over her body, was living in filth, etc. I was so scared for her, but glad I made that phone call.

momma2twoboyz
by Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:29 AM
I would prolly do both of the first two options....at least let him know I see him, so hopefully he would stop.
fallenangel_353
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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Quoting ctfirsttimemom:

The same people that are letting him punch a 5 year old? 

Quoting fallenangel_353:

 Um, i would def call the police, but I would def use force to stop it... IDC how big or mean he is.. If its in public I doubt other people are going to let him whip my tail (that bad lol).. I would take my risk and do whatever possible for the 5 yr old!

 

 OK, point taken LOL. Guess I might sport an ass whipping, but oh well. Better me then the child... Self sacrifice :p


colbys_mom
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:32 AM
This

Quoting jillbailey26:

Get out, get the license plate number, call 911.

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colbys_mom
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:33 AM
The 2% who would do nothing kinda scares me :(
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caito
by Platinum Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Yep, I take it with a grain of salt. I guess we're just pessimisstic like that.

Quoting parentalrights1:

But everyone is a bad ass when talking about what they would do and not in the moment themselves.


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caito
by Platinum Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:38 AM

This is what me and maybe two or three other people are saying, but nobody cares.

Quoting parentalrights1:

I love when people leave out the whole story to get people on their side.

The woman who saw the punching happen wasn't in view of the license plate. She saw it and the mom immediately came out and they left and she didn't have any reaction time. She had her kids with her so she was scared to directly confront the man for fear of what he would do to her while her kids were there with her.

She was in the moment, in shock, and didn't have much to go on. The police would likely not have had anything to go on with what she would have been able to describe either.


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greenmachine47
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 11:05 AM

call 911 then go up to the guy to distract him until the cops showed up.

carterscutie85
by *Shanny's Stalker* on Apr. 30, 2012 at 11:07 AM

This. If he punches a 5 year old he would have no problem punching a woman.

Quoting jillbailey26:

Get out, get the license plate number, call 911.




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