A horrific video has surfaced from this weekend of a group of thugs actually attacking a helpless older woman and her husband on the streets of Rochester, New York:
Cops seek to ID thugs who attacked elderly white woman and her husband who were trying to protect their business in Rochester, New York
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As you can see the video is dated from Saturday and it is absolutely appalling.
It’s bad enough to attack someone who isn’t elderly. But attacking the vulnerable, an older woman and her husband, with a freaking 2×4 and hard punches to the head? I don’t know that I’ve ever seen something more heinous caught on video.
When I see something like this it just reminds me of how Godless our society has become these days, especially among our young people. It also reminds me of why I own a gun, which I would have used in a heartbeat if I’d been there. They don’t call it the great equalizer for nothing. I only wish this man or woman had one with them.
UPDATE: Apparently this wasn’t an elderly woman after all. Breaking 911 got it completely wrong:
A 24-year-old Rochester woman was pummeled by a group of vandals when she tried to stop them from looting a business over the weekend.
Horrifying video shows about eight men armed with metal clubs and wooden two-by-fours smashing the window of a jewelry store on Saturday afternoon, as the woman comes out of the building with her husband to plead with them.
“Go away,” she can be heard saying in a clip posted online. “People live here!”
The gang then turns on the couple, swinging the wooden planks and repeatedly punching the petite woman, knocking her to the ground.
Her husband can then be seen returning with a golf club and yelling “You get away from my wife” as the attackers turn on him.
The woman, identified in local media as Madison Mavity, said she was just trying to protect Kim Dao Repairs, the shop she lives above, after having called 911.
“I was just trying to help Kim Dao downstairs,” Mavity told Spectrum News. “They were broken into and vandalized. We were helping fix their window when more people came and rebroke everything. I was just trying to get them away.”
The couple went to the hospital to get checked out following the attack, with Mavity saying she suffered a concussion.
“My ears were ringing for a long time and [I] have huge bruise on the side of me,” she told WHAM.
Mavity said she doesn’t believe that the group was part of a Black Lives Matter protest taking place earlier in the day.
“This is just senseless violence,” she said. “I think we have to keep that in mind. I don’t want to bring negative connotation to what the Black Lives Matter movement is trying to say, because I don’t think that they were a part of it.”
The Rochester Police Department is asking for help identifying the individuals in the video. Mavity didn’t immediately return a call from The Post on Monday.
It’s still a horrible video, but I apologize for not double checking it first. The woman looks older in the blurry video, but clearly she is not.