[at-l] beating of hikers

giniajim jplynch at crosslink.net
Mon Nov 8 12:50:14 CST 2010

That may be so, and I am empathetic.  However, if you make a report to the police, even if its futile, you then have a basis to file a civil complaint to sue the perpetrators.  I'd sue the beejeebus out of them.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Ken Bennett 
  To: AT-L 
  Sent: Monday, November 08, 2010 1:46 PM
  Subject: Re: [at-l] beating of hikers

  On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 12:26 PM, giniajim <jplynch at crosslink.net> wrote:

    Is anyone else disturbed that it wasn't reported to the police at the time it happened?  Did the victims ever say why they didn't report it?  

  No, if a bunch of locals beat me up in a tiny Southern town, I'd want to get the heck out of there too. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that every small town has an upstanding police force like Damascus. 



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