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Man Called a "Zombie" Punched in Face, Suffers Broken Nose

Let's imagine for a second that it's late at night and you're hungry. You decide to go to a nice restaurant and get a meal. You sit, the waiter approaches you, and you begin to order some food. Unless you try to order "human flesh," this should not happen to you:

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa City police are investigating an early morning assault in which a man accused another of being a zombie, then punched him twice. Police said the assault occurred at 1:17 a.m. Sunday at an Iowa City restaurant south of the University of Iowa campus.

A man was ordering food when he was approached by another man who called him a zombie, then hit him in the eye. When the victim tried to call police on his cell phone, the man punched him again, breaking his nose.

The man then ran out a back door.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

That was from AP/Yahoo! Maybe someone had just finished watching 28 Days Later or Zombieland?

I don't know if I can impress on you how unbelievably weird this is (I mean, if you don't already realize it). I've eaten out late at night in a restaurant myself. I don't know how I'd react if I was biting into a hamburger and someone jumped out, called me a vampire, and tried to drive a stake into my heart.

Apparently Halloween has come a little early.


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Comments (13)

So does this qualify has a ... (Below threshold)
Mac Lorry:

So does this qualify has a hate crime?

@Mac:Depends...was... (Below threshold)
James Cloninger:

@Mac:

Depends...was it a undocumented gay black zombie?

"The man then ran out a bac... (Below threshold)
Strick:

"The man then ran out a back door."

Ah. A fast zombie. Prefer the old school slow zombies myself.

He was confused. Pod peopl... (Below threshold)
RicardoVerde:

He was confused. Pod people are sometimes mistaken for zombies. Usually zombies noses fall off when struck, so I'm a thinkin this was a pod person.

A person has got the right ... (Below threshold)
serpent:

A person has got the right to protect himself from zombies.

PETA Ozombie reject.... (Below threshold)
914:

PETA Ozombie reject.

Well, one good way to respo... (Below threshold)
DocinPA:

Well, one good way to respond would be to shoot the SOB several times with .40 or .45 high performance ammo. That should be perfect sit down and STFU medicine.

Are zombies covered in the ... (Below threshold)
Nancy's Nazi:

Are zombies covered in the new Healthcare reform legislation?

I know illegals and abortions aren't.....just wondering.

"Are zombies covered in the... (Below threshold)
914:

"Are zombies covered in the new Healthcare reform legislation?"

Yes, all of the Wun's hypnotic's are asuaged in the details.

Did somebody mention zombie... (Below threshold)
davidt:

Did somebody mention zombies?

http://tiny.cc/wVoIz

I was looking for some othe... (Below threshold)
ram:

I was looking for some other content but found it and it was my pleasure reading this post. We appreciate the time you must have taken to present this information so clearly.

"Are zombies covered in the... (Below threshold)

"Are zombies covered in the new Healthcare reform legislation?"

Of course they are. The necro-American vote is one of the Democrat's most faithful voters.

retard, the man who ran out... (Below threshold)
roz:

retard, the man who ran out the back door was the hitter, not the "zombie".




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