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Old November 17, 2012, 08:49 PM   #63
Frank Ettin
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pax
From http://www.kgw.com/news/local/Flashe...179658621.html

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Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday the woman was at Lake Sacajawea with her 6-year-old son and a dog when a man approached her aggressively while masturbating and suggested she should watch him.
Video interview with the victim here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkg-4uUTEBg

Her 6 year old son is terminally ill, and the dog is his service dog.

Original local news story here: http://tdn.com/news/local/woman-pull...9bb2963f4.html...
This is the sort of additional information that can significantly change the legal evaluation of the situation. Being able to articulate an aggressive approach by the perpetrator and having an especially vulnerable child in tow help support her actions as reasonable.

I've mentioned before that the details can make a difference. Here's an example.
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