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Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Wed Jul 11, 2012 5:44 pm

This guy took it over the top, but still, don't hug strangers. You might potentially get charged with assault. No signs of the people being hugged resisting.
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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:10 am

An unusual story - very odd

"Serial hugger" is new to me

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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:34 am

I'm not sure, nor are the authorities, that he has committed a crime. He asked for hugs and apparently recieved (or gave) hugs after getting permission.

True, it was under false pretenses, but, still...

I need to think on this........

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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:23 am

I can understand why the Women feel like this because its deception. He should be given a warning that if he carries on he will be charged. What a weirdo . Something missing from his life if he feels the need to do this.
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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:01 am


What I'm not sure of is why did the women go to the police in the first case? Did they just think there was something not right about the whole thing? Did they really feel that violated? Had they heard about the guy and realised it must have been him so reported it?

He sounds like a pretty strange guy. Maybe when he gets a girlfriend he will stop!

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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:26 am

He must have been watching this video too many times on You Tube:




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RE: Warning: Don't Hug Strangers

Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:50 pm

That's how easy it is to con people.

Unless it can be proven that he has grabbed anyone without their consent, there's no crime committed.
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