Happy Slappers

Here’s the news article.

Here some excerpts:

Reports suggest a new craze in which young people slap strangers and film the assault on mobile phones is on the increase.

The assaults have prompted an ITV documentary on the subject.

People affected by such crime heal more slowly than those who have suffered from an accident because they know that somebody decided to hurt them on purpose.

Bluewater shopping centre in Kent has banned hooded tops, baseball caps and swearing as part of a zero-tolerance crackdown on intimidating behaviour.

A Police Federation spokeswoman said: “Obviously this kind of behaviour is illegal.


Deary me.. Of all the bizarre crazes. It reminds me of the kerfuffle we had about the tango adverts…