Police: Connecticut teens mishear sex screams, beat man

By | July 2, 2009

Police Connecticut teens mishear sex screams beat man

Police say a Connecticut girl overheard her mother’s screams during sex and thought she was being assaulted, so she rounded up some friends to attack the woman’s companion. The 16-year-old girl, two boys and a 19-year-old man were arrested Tuesday and arraigned Wednesday on assault and conspiracy charges.

According to Torrington police and the woman, the girl thought her mother was being attacked on June 6. Police say the teens went into the bedroom and beat the mother’s 25-year-old companion with a baseball bat and punched him. The man, Roger Swanson of Torrington, says he suffered a black eye and several bruises.

The woman, Melanie Arnold, denies she screamed. She tells The Associated Press her daughter heard a slap and thought it was an assault.

via Police: Conn. teens mishear sex screams, beat man – Yahoo! News.

Reminds me of a line in an XTC song, “Welcome to the Garden of Earthly Delights… This is your life and you’ll do what you want to do… just don’t hurt nobody… unless, of course, they ask you.”

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