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Man, 78, beaten by teens: ‘This is for Trayvon’

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TAYLOR DUNGJEN
Toledo Blade [1]
April 6, 2012

It was six against one.

Six juveniles — the youngest 11, and the oldest 17 — nearly boxed in Dallas Watts, a 78-year-old man from East Toledo.

Mr. Watts was on his way home from the nearby Gas Express Mart at Starr Avenue and White Street about 4:45 p.m. Saturday when the boys approached him.

One pointed at Mr. Watts and said, “take him down,” the victim recounted in an interview Monday.

Mr. Watts, carrying home two small bags of pork rinds to dole out as treats to his three dachshunds, looked at the youth and said, “Why you picking on me?” Mr. Watts recalled. “Remember Trayvon. Why you picking on me?”

The boy, again, allegedly told his friends to “take him down.”

[...]

While Mr. Watts was down the boys kicked him, over and over, shouting, “[Get] that white [man]. This is for Trayvon … Trayvon lives, white [man]. Kill that white [man],” according to a police report.

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[1] Toledo Blade: http://www.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2012/04/03/Man-78-recounts-assault-by-6-youths-in-E-Toledo.html

[2] Gov’t Funded Apartments Run ‘Teens Going Green’ Program; Teens ‘Policing Their Parents’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gov%e2%80%99t-funded-apartments-run-%e2%80%98teens-going-green%e2%80%99-program-teens-%e2%80%98policing-their-parents%e2%80%99-about-recycling.html

[3] In Reversal, Florida Judge Okays Testimony About Trayvon Martin’s Marijuana Usage: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-reversal-florida-judge-okays-testimony-about-trayvon-martins-marijuana-usage.html

[4] Delbert Belton, WWII Vet, Beaten To Death By Two Black Teens In Spokane – Suspect Photos Released: http://www.prisonplanet.com/delbert-belton-wwii-vet-beaten-to-death-by-two-black-teens-in-spokane-suspect-photos-released.html

[5] Alveda King: Sharpton, Jackson should stop ‘playing race card’ over Trayvon Martin: http://www.prisonplanet.com/alveda-king-sharpton-jackson-should-stop-%e2%80%98playing-race-card%e2%80%99-over-trayvon-martin.html

[6] Church owner Grant Henry paints over graffiti calling for ‘riot 4 Trayvon’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/church-owner-grant-henry-paints-over-graffiti-calling-for-riot-4-trayvon.html

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