Assault, Car Theft Looks Suspiciously Like a Beer Commercial
Watch this video of an assault and car theft that occurred at a BP gas station in Pompano Beach. Maybe I'm jaded, but it's at least a little comical how the man in the wifebeater comes out of the mini-mart, hugging a 12-pack of Corona, only to see that some local toughs were harassing his friend, Jose Rodriguez, who had been waiting behind the wheel in a white Pontiac Sunfire.
For a moment, the wifebeater guy appears to consider whether he should rescue his friend or protect his recent investment in a delicious 12-pack of Mexican beer.
To his credit, he chooses his friend -- though not before putting down the 12-pack.
He even takes a bottle out and wields it like a club. In its unshattered form, however, a bottle of Corona usually inspires more thirst than fear, as you can see in the photograph above.
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Rodriguez, the poor soul, stood little chance against an assailant who was much taller than him. But it could have been worse. The buddies still had a dozen cold ones tokeep them company on what must have been a long walk home.
Here's the Broward Sheriff's Office press release.
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