WARNING: not the usual kind of post from me, but the subject matter is enough to make anyone’s blood boil.
When I was a kid, we had gangs, all boys, all girls and a mixture of the two and little wimpy me would cross the road rather than walk on the same side.
Never, EVER, would I have expected this: (link)
This is our youth.
Is this what a lack of discipline or boredom generates?
They are no more than animals, and like a dangerous species of dog, should be put down.
Good for Robin Armstrong for putting it out there.
Good for the father of one of the scum for marching his offending and offensive son into the police station.
Naming and shaming them isn’t enough. It does nothing for the victims, and even less to deter wannabee followers.
Protecting the perpetrator following death threats to the family is a waste of police resources, though I concede it may not be the family at fault.
They don’t belong in society, so move them out.
Bring back National Service, or start a New Corrections Unit purely for putting them on the receiving end of what may be seen as bullying tactics.
If they don’t comply, give ’em the needle as they do in the movies.
Action needs to be seen to be done, and it is up to the authorities not to wimp out.
FYI The film Harry Brown (2009) starring Michael Caine makes harrowing viewing.