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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Local Brit Tosses Cigarette at 'Prissy' Woman

Posted By on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:43 AM

click to enlarge We have a long history with the Brits
  • We have a long history with the Brits

Never let that refined British accent fool you.

On Tuesday, a well-dressed Englishman strolling through Golden Gate Park verbally abused a woman -- and then assaulted her -- as she was pushing her baby in a stroller.

Police said the chap was walking near Sixth Avenue and Lincoln Way at about 4:15 p.m. when he saw the 22-year-old mother pushing her son in a stroller along a path in Golden Gate Park.

The man yelled, "Prissy people like you with your nice carriages and pretty

little dogs as fashion accessories shouldn't be allowed to walk the streets."

That's not very proper of him.

Naturally, the woman chose to ignore the rude man and kept walking. But he wasn't through. The man caught up to mom and toddler and tossed his lit cigarette at her, according to police reports.

The aggrieved Brit carried on his way -- no doubt whistling "Anarchy in the UK."


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Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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