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Posted: 6/20/2001 8:19:54 AM EDT
I am so proud of that country. Child's ice cream stolen at gunpoint [url]news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_1398000/1398224.stm[/url] A six-year-old girl had her ice cream stolen at gunpoint, police have confirmed. The child was with two boys, aged two and four, when they were approached by three youths in Sydenham, south east London, last Friday evening. One of the youths aimed the gun at the girl's head and demanded her ice cream. The boys involved in the theft are described as black and aged between 14 and 18. The Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses. Detective Constable Owen Tim said: "The police are treating this investigation seriously as the children are sure they were threatened with a firearm." The incident happened in an area of London which has become notorious for gun crimes. In May a pregnant woman was shot by one of the occupants of a car with which her vehicle had collided in nearby Streatham.
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 8:23:56 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 8:28:26 AM EDT
If they would hurry up and ban guns here I could corner the ice cream stealin' market!
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 8:35:30 AM EDT
Did they say if the weapons had the new home-boy-sights? [smoke]
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 8:50:29 AM EDT
So.... you're saying stealin' a kid's ice cream at gunpoint is a BAD thing????? [}:D]
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 8:57:40 AM EDT
Oops! Did I just participate in eurobashing?
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 9:23:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/20/2001 9:21:05 AM EDT by oneshot1kill]
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 10:25:16 AM EDT
some people will do ANYTHING for a Dove Bar...
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 10:28:44 AM EDT
umm ill-gotten ice cream!
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 10:37:29 AM EDT
Heavens an ice cream bar, guess they can use the new high powered weapons that the police bought to patrol the ice cream districts. It just ain't crickett anymore in merry ole england, home of the socialist, and subjects of the crown.
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 10:45:54 AM EDT
Wot's all this then? Bloody hell, there's no guns in England... Buck up lad, pip pip cheerio and all that. I'll have to carry my brolly to defend my person it would seem
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 10:52:26 AM EDT
"What would you do for a Klondike Bar!?!?!" "I'd stick a gun in some little kids face for a bloody Klondike Bar, ol' chap!"
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 11:03:34 AM EDT
How come they can do it? The little girls always beat me up..... um never mind. Ice
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 11:09:57 AM EDT
WTF were a 2 yr old, 4 yr old and a 6yr old doing out in public without adult supervision!?! Sorry, the overprotective parent in me coming out.
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 11:48:29 AM EDT
Anytime I mention gun crime in the UK to my wife's relatives (British) their stock replies are: "Oh, that's all drugs related- that won't ever touch us." "Oh, that's all the West Indian 'Yardies' (read: BLACK drugs dealers..)-there are no Yardies in our town." "Oh, they must be getting all their guns smuggled in from the USA- that's the only place left in the world that sells guns." So: it's all the fault of a) drug dealers b) blacks and c) the Yanks that there's a gun problem in Britain.... >eyes rolling back into head< Cleopatra wasn't the only queen of denial....
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 12:50:10 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 95thFoot: "Oh, they must be getting all their guns smuggled in from the USA- that's the only place left in the world that sells guns."
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Hmmm, let's see. HKs from Germany, Uzis from Israel, and Glocks from Austria. But the only place that sells guns is the US. Give me a freaking break. You are right about denial.
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 12:56:57 PM EDT
But the hottest sellers are Makaraovs, Tokarevs and Stechkens from Russia! Oh and Skorpions from the Czech Republic...
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 1:07:02 PM EDT
Wow, talk about making your bed and then having to lay in it...
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 1:12:36 PM EDT
Originally Posted By trickshot: Wow, talk about making your bed and then having to lay in it...
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Sounds kind of like Cali and their energy problem, doesn't it.
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 2:48:16 PM EDT
gives new meaning to. what would u do for a klondike bar?
Link Posted: 6/20/2001 2:58:25 PM EDT
I guess the "youths" were threatened by the six year old girl. Makes me sick to my stomach. Let me see some punks try that in my neighborhood.
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