Monday, April 2, 2012

Two Pennsylvania dumbasses over-react to Facebook posting, beat innocent man

These stories are getting more common. Pretty soon it will be an every day occurrence. It is beyond time to abolish the registry and force better media standards.

Two Charged In Pa. Vigilante Attack

Updated: Saturday, 31 Mar 2012, 5:00 PM EDT
Published : Saturday, 31 Mar 2012, 5:00 PM EDT
READING, Pa. ( - Police in eastern Pennsylvania say a pair of neighbors viciously assaulted a man out for an evening walk in the mistaken belief he was stalking children.
Exeter Township police say the men charged Friday had overreacted to a Facebook post about a suspected child predator in the area.
Police say the 58-year-old victim was out for a walk on March 21 when he was violently confronted by Dennis Sinnott.
Authorities say neighbor Mark Eldredge saw the encounter and joined the attack. Eldredge had been driving around to distribute flyers about the alleged child stalker.
Police have since determined the suspected predator is actually a 76-year-old man who scavenges trash.
Eldredge faces charges including assault. Sinnott faces charges including harassment. Neither could be reached for comment. 

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