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Woman Assaulted by Other Women in Doylestown

The victim was outside a downtown restaurant when she was attacked, police said.

 

A woman recently was assaulted in downtown Doylestown but the alleged assailant wasn't a man.

Instead, the perpetrators were three other women.

The victim told police she was standing outside M.O.M.'s at Court and Main streets at about 1:11 a.m. when it happened.

Doylestown Borough Police said Wednesday that the attack occurred on Sunday, Sept. 23.

The victim said that another woman walked up behind her, wrapped her arm around her neck, and pulled her to the sidewalk.

Two other women then kicked the victim several times while she was on the ground, she told police.

The assailants are described as being in their forties, according to police reports. One is described as having short, spiky hair, with a facial piercing between her nose and lip; she was last seen wearing a black dress.

The second woman has light colored, shoulder length hair, and was last seen wearing green clothing.

The third woman was described as having short brown hair and possibly a piercing in her nose.

Jane September 27, 2012 at 01:22 PM
"A woman recently was assaulted in downtown Doylestown but the alleged assailant wasn't a man." WOW. What an odious sexist undertone in that statement. Sarah, you should edit that. It's very unprofessional.
Molly Hower September 27, 2012 at 01:36 PM
This is why everyone shouldn't move to Doylestown.....if you can't act civilized, then don't move in. Party in your own town and keep ours' peaceful and respectible.
Sarah Larson (Editor) September 27, 2012 at 02:36 PM
It’s unusual for the alleged perpetrators of a reported assault to be a woman, especially when the victim is a woman. When women are accused of assault in Doylestown, it’s usually a domestic situation with a male partner. Similarly, when women are assaulted, the perpetrator is usually a man. Always? No. But usually. Addressing race, class, or, in this case, gender is always tricky. But discussing gender differences doesn't make one sexist. I do appreciate you sharing your opinions, though. We might disagree from time to time, but I value your feedback. Thanks, Jane.
Mari September 27, 2012 at 03:29 PM
When cougars attack....
Jane September 27, 2012 at 06:12 PM
Why not simply say, "Three women allegedly assaulted another woman in downtown Doylestown?" By doing so, you can avoid the circuitous passive voice you used to get your jab in. You report all the same facts, in a more respectful and more professional tone. It's facile to suggest that my argument is with the mere fact of your discussion of gender differences; rather, it's with the manner you choose to do it.
Brando Monium September 29, 2012 at 03:04 PM
I find it interesting when women complain and over-analyzed minor details they recognize as sexist without recognizing that they are, in the process, reinforcing the negative stereo type held by society which believes many women can’t help but complain and over-analyzed minor details.
P. A. M. September 29, 2012 at 08:22 PM
@BM: Did you know that men who attempt to shut women up when they speak UP and OUT against abusive and or sexist behavior directed at them, are...exhibiting one of the hallmark behaviors of sexist and/or abusive behavior? Or perhaps that is too over analytical. P.S. I agree with Jane's sentiments.
Jacyln September 29, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Older women watching too much "mob wives" and "real house wives of jersey". They should grow up and act their age....
Kathy Myron October 01, 2012 at 08:32 PM
Three women, in their 40's, gang up on one woman and brutalize her. On Main Street. In Doylestown. Two commenters are incensed after reading the story. Why? The wording in the report is "sexist." So ironic, it's almost funny.
Jane October 01, 2012 at 09:25 PM
It seems much more ironic that your reaction to a story that reflects hatred and violence is simply to defend bias and sexism. Especially here, where the sexism wasn't even directed at the culprits. We don't need to resort to sexism in our speech, to condemn violence. Unless, I guess, we are hack reporters ;)
Bob October 04, 2012 at 10:09 AM
At first i read the statement, 'but wasnt a man" and did a double take on why it was written that way. Then i thought to Sarahs initial comment that its because of the frequency of it not being a man attacking a woman....i shrugged it off as bad taste in writing but wasnt offended. Although it is what it is, i agree with janes original comment, it could be written differently where the commentary is not added. Beyond that, i am surprised that 3 people in general would just pick a random person and bring them to the ground without robbing her...did they know her? I think it is more unusual for a random attack then this being personal? Look forward to the followup
Alex October 09, 2012 at 06:35 PM
were you the attacker?
Alex October 09, 2012 at 06:47 PM
also while everyone is more fixated on how the author is "sexist", maybe we can focus more on the 3 midlife crisis fueled women that thought it would be okay to attack a woman. they need to be brought to justice. the one woman told her 2 other friends that it would be okay to attack this girl cuz she used to be roommates with her daughter. and the other 2 women thought it would be fine to do instead of being mature adults and walking the other way. also, the bouncer at M.O.M.S. stood there and watched the whole thing. didnt call the cops, didnt step in, just watched. i bet the women that think they are gonna get away with it check this page time after time. so if you are, instead of taking the time by reading this you can either do 2 things: pack your bags and flee the state or just make it easier and just turn yourself in. one of the women has already ratted the other two women out. who knows maybe they are already charged. i guess ill find out.

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