Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Man Punching 10-year-old Kid
Kim fed up with a group of noisy moviegoers behind him stepped over the seat and punched a 10-year-old boy in the face. Kim told police that he had asked the people sitting behind to quiet down and stop throwing popcorn, but they laughed at him. man hit noisy kid theater,
Then on another whisper, Kim at once jumped over the seat, threw an iced drink at them and punched the 10 year old kid, KJJ in the face. KJJ lost a tooth and had a bloody nose in the confrontation. man charged with assault hitting kid,
Kim watching “Titanic” in 3-D with his girlfriend said that he thought the person he hit was a grown man, but he was a kid of just 10 years old and he got so mad that it just happened.
Kim told police the boys’ behavior was worse than talking. He says they were hitting him and his girlfriend with popcorn, running back and forth in the aisle and bumping him with their arms.
The boy, KJJ told that he was at the theater with three friends. They met police in the lobby. They said they were
watching the movie and talking when Kim told them to be quiet. They quieted down, but KJJ says when he whispered something, Kim jumped over the seat, threw an iced drink at them and punched KJJ in the face.
Kim spent a night in the Kent city jail and appeared April 12 in King County District Court and was releasedand if convicted, he could be sentenced to three to nine months in jail, said county prosecutor’s spokesman Dan Donohoe Tuesday.
A manager at the theater referred a request for comment to a corporate spokesman.