August 11, 2020

UPDATE: Via the Bucks County Courier Times:

Middletown Police said in a news release Wednesday that charges were filed for Troy McCoy, 39, and Shakerra Bonds, 31, both of the Bronx, in the alleged assault on an employee that happened about 5 p.m. Aug. 9.

The department has said the employee was assaulted after he reminded the two of the park's mask-wearing policy.

McCoy faces charges of aggravated assault, which is a felony, as well as misdemeanor offenses of recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct, simple assault, and conspiracy to commit that offense.

Bonds faces charges of simple assault, conspiracy to commit that offense, disorderly conduct, and summary offenses of harassment.

Since several of you asked, yes, there is now a GoFundMe to assist the traumatized teen.

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At Sesame Place, an amusement park specifically for little kids? Enough of this crap. Attacking a worker who tells you to wear a mask needs to be categorized as felony assault -- whether there are broken bones or not. Via CBS Philly:

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — Police are searching for a man who punched a 17-year-old Sesame Place employee after he was reminded to wear a mask. It happened Sunday at the amusement park in Langhorne.

Police say the worker informed the man and a woman about the requirement to wear a mask in the park.

Later in the day, police say the man confronted the teen worker and punched him in the face.

The couple was chased by park security but got away in a car with New York plates.

The employee was rushed to the hospital and underwent surgery on his jaw.

I hope they find this guy.

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