Would you have done the same?

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  1. sheriffwoody

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    Not sure if i did the right thing earlier, or if i just wasted some precious police time.

    Basically, driving home this evening with my gf about 9pm in the city centre and clock 3 guys on the pavements walking towards me (probably going to the local club).

    Suddenly one of the guys launches a glass bottle/pint glass high into the air, it sails through the air about 10 feet in front of me and smashes on the central reservation, partly smashing back into my side of the road but mainly shattering onto the other side - literally went every where.

    I was really ****** off as the bottle/glass could have gone anywhere and easily have hit some traffic.

    Got back home and phoned the local police station to report it - i felt a bit stupid though as i couldn't give any type of description apart from them being youngish (couldn't recall what they were wearing/race etc) as i wasn't paying attention to them as such, just remember seeing one of them cricket bowling a bottle through the air.

    Would you have done the same, or just let it go and be thankfull it didn't hit you/anyone else?
     
  2. Chox1988

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    I wouldnt have bothered, you didnt do the wrong thing imo but it was a total waste of time, but then i think you might already know that, if it made you feel better then no harm :)
     
  3. sheriffwoody

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    If it had landed on my car then there would have been a definite need for police intervention :laugh:
     
  4. 1iam5mith

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    But arresting who? :rotfl::devil:
     
  5. YankTank

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    It may be the case that these mindless idiots were caught up in trouble later in the evening, so by you reporting what you saw it could be linked....I think you did the right thing by reporting it.
     
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    Definately, maybe they at least sent someone to clear up glass, could of avoided a blow out/potential accident there mate
     
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    I'd of probably punched him. But I have anger issues :)
     
  8. Emulous

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    Dont forget his 2 mates. You would've kicked all their asses, am I right? :)
     
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    I can see the benefit of reporting it, and I may have thought about it but I probably wouldn't have actually gone through with it.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
  10. shodan

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    You did ok mate. They may have been involved in something earlier or later and you may have been able to get them identified on cctv by putting them in a certain place at a certain time.
     
  11. overkill

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    You did the right thing. Many moons ago some friends of mine and I were involved in an incident in Liverpool with some scallys. By the time the old bill arrived it was sorted, we were nicked and the Police were looking at us for the blame. However, the same lads had attacked several other people that night, including a pregnant woman. Had those people not reported it, me and my mates would have been up for assault and the scallys released to lick their wounds and then cause more mayhem.

    As someone else said, always report a violent incident, it may be the start, or halfway through some morons crime spree.
     
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    Absolutely done the right thing...
     
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    I perhaps wouldn't have reported it, but this discussion has probably changed my mind.

    I wonder if we had guns in this country, whether the outcome would have been the same?
     
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    +1 to that :smashin:
     

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