Actually, it's more like Catholic High School Girls In Pursuit Of Vigilante Justice, as noted by Pete:
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (Reuters) -- A man described by authorities as a known sexual predator was chased through the streets of South Philadelphia by an angry crowd of Catholic high school girls, who kicked and punched him after he was tackled by neighbors, police said Friday.
Rudy Susanto, 25, who had exposed himself to teen-age girls on as many as seven occasions outside St. Maria Goretti School, struck again on Thursday just as students were being dismissed, police said.
But this time, a group of girls in school uniforms angrily confronted Susanto with help from some neighbors, police said.
When Susanto tried to run, more than 20 girls chased him down the block. Two men from the neighborhood caught him and the girls took their revenge.
Also noted by Atrios, who brings up the issue that vigilante justice is generally not a good thing. This is true, and there are good reasons to temper one's cheers for the girls, and particularly the neighbors who witnessed the beating. The possibility of the suspect pulling a knife or gun and defending himself, for example, should give pause. That said, it's hard not to empathize with victims who fight back. In the absense of any further evidence, I'll file this under Things I'm Not Too Worried About.Posted by Charles Kuffner on November 01, 2003 to Crime and Punishment | TrackBack