Last winter I was waiting for some friends outside of a bar. I notice a man and a woman in a verbal altercation not more than 20 feet from me on my left. They’re both quite intoxicated. She’s yelling how she’s going to kick his ass, he says he’d like to see her try and is up in her face.
At one point another man walks past the situation and overhears, in the midst of general yelling, the woman’s assertion that she will beat her male companion up. He laughs and says something to the effect of “yea right, you couldn’t take him” and just keeps walking. All the while they’re still very much in one anothers face and it seems like it could get physical.
Then the man grabs the woman by the neck and slams her against the side of the bar, yelling in her face. At that point I walked over and said “Is there a problem?”
The two separated at that point, yelled some more, then took off in opposite directions.
I remember there being some men standing down the corner from where this was taking place. Pretty big guys. But not one of them came over to intervene. I had to. And, I’m not a small woman, but just the fact that no one else bothered to do anything was sad to say the least.
Location: Connecticut and Florida Avenues NW
Submitted by ST
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