On May 9 a Briton sexually assaulting a Chinese girl or acutally intending to rape the girl in public was beaten up by a group of Chinese passers-by. Beijing police has arrested the Briton and the case was still under investigation.
May 10, 2012, Beijing - On May 9 a video titled "Foreigner trying to rape a Chinese girl near SOGO store in Beijing was beaten up" was spreading wildly on Chinese internet. In the video, at aroung 23 on May 8, 100 meters to the south of Xuanwu subway entrance, a foreign man apprently sexually assaulted or actually intended to rape a Chinese girl in public near the SOGO department store, but was stopped by a Chinese passers-by. The two quickly started to exchange blows. But soon more Chinese came and they beat up the foreign man until police came.
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The next day the Beijing official police Weibo (Chinese Twitter) account Peace Beijing responded to the incident. "Last night, a video on Weibo gets high attention describing a drunking foreign man intending to sexually molest a woman was stopped by passers-by. We have received some inquiry and now we notify the detailed information about this incident as follows: at around 23:00 on May 8, a foreign man tried to act indecently towards a Chinese woman in public but was found and stopped by passers-by who also called the police. Afterwards Beijing police confined the man until he was sober after being drunk. We have detained the man according to law and we are interrogating him. The foreign man is a Briton holding a tourist visa. The case is still under investigation. "
So far, most Chinese netizens have expressed their anger at the Briton and their support to the passers-by that beated up the obscene Briton.
Following are some comments from Chinese news portal www.163.com
calmandreasonable: Well done! The Beijingers are brave men! （打得好，纯爷们！）
寡妇村牛村长: The Briton is more than a beast and deserves to be beaten to death. (比畜生还畜生，就应该往死里打!)
命若天定艹我就破了这个天: I extend a salute to the passers-by who came to help at the sight of injustice. For this incident I don't want to comment... (仅对路见不平的兄弟们致敬。对此事不发表任何评论。。。)
网易北京市手机网友(123.125.*.*): I suppose the woman was willing to be raped. She grasped the cock of the foreigner. I imagine the scene in some adult video. Oh, terrific！ (那女的是意愿的吧，双手抓老外的鞭不放，挺想某镜头里的场景，哦，快呀顾，一极棒)
网易江苏省手机网友(221.181.*.*): The first picture is the spot of light. The woman is a whore and wore pussy-high miniskirt and no bra. (第一张是亮点，女的骚阿，没带罩，齐X群)