A man got out of the Zafira and punched the victim in the face, while a woman, who also got out of the car, punched the Beetle several times.Not an isolated case, it seems. A public-spirited chap in Berkshire who remonstrated with a child for dropping litter in a DIY store car park found himself under attack from its sire and dam:
The father punched him in the head twice and the mother smashed in the passenger door of his car.The perpetrators sound similar too; in the first case,
The man was white, in his early 30s, 6ft to 6ft 3ins, of muscle build [sic] with short dark hair shaved at the sides. The woman was white, 30 to 32, of medium build, 5ft 5ins, with shoulder-length blonde hair with dark roots.While in the second,
The man was white, about 5ft 7ins and of a "very muscular build with a shaved or bald head". The woman is described as white, aged 38 or 39, with long blonde hair tied into a pony tail, and wearing a light pink top.If it's the same woman, albeit clearly looking a bit rougher, she has managed in the space of three weeks to trade up from a Zafira to a 'new-looking' gold pick-up truck while incidentally changing partners (unless, of course, the first victim exaggerated the size of his assailant).
An unlikely coincidence, you'll agree (at least as far as the car is concerned), which leaves us contemplating the unpleasant possibility that this may now be standard practice in some circles, with the traditional female cry of 'Leave it; he's not worth it' replaced by a spot of impromptu panel-beating.
While we generally applaud equality for the female of the species, it's more than a little worrying to think that these aggressive couples have learned to synchronise their attacks on owner and vehicle alike.