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Rude Guy Threatens His Date But Doesn’t Realize Off-Duty Cop Is Listening.

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A while back we ran a story about the mother who goes on regular dates with her son to show him the proper way to treat a lady. Well, it’s too bad this guy’s mother didn’t do that.

About a year ago, a Reddit user asked people to describe their worst “nice guy” experiences. Commenters wrote in with countless cringe-worthy responses, but one that really stood out came from a second-hand source. The Redditor, ThrowAwayForPancakes, described a conversation he overheard between a man and his date while dining out.

“I’m having dinner with my girlfriend at the time, and behind us are a couple on a date. It is.. not going well. Guy was being rather creepy and making some pretty inappropriate comments, the girl doesn’t look at all comfortable.” ThrowAwayForPancakes almost got up to intervene on her behalf, but just as he did, an older man put a hand on his shoulder and said, “I’ve got this one, son.”


Turns out the man was an off-duty cop. His party was at the restaurant that evening celebrating his daughter’s birthday and he really didn’t appreciate the man’s language. So without waiting for an invitation, he pulled up a chair, sat down, and tossed his badge on the table.

The rude guy’s face went white.

By the end of their little talk, the man had paid the bill for both himself and his date and skedaddled.

Read the whole account as told by ThrowAwayForPancakes below:

Cop: “So, I’m quietly celebrating my daughters birthday with my family when I distinctly hear you threaten this young lady, would you care to explain yourself?”

Guy: “I, ah, well, um, you see..”

Cop: “That’s what I thought. Now see, we take a very dim view of that kind of thing, so right now I’m deciding if I want to have some of my buddies come pick you up.”

Guy: “oh no well that…”

Cop: “But that would disrupt everyone’s dinner, so how about you hand me your ID, because I wouldn’t want you running off on me, then you go see one of the staff here and settle your bill.. the full bill now, this young lady shouldn’t go hungry on account of your poor behaviour. Or we can go with the first option, I’ll leave it up to you.”

Guy: “No no! That’s perfectly fine!” *hands over ID, gets up and walks very quickly in the direction of the counter*

Cop: *while writing down the guys details* “Sorry about that miss, I hope I’m not intruding it just seemed like you could use some help. Oh and don’t worry, if you want to pursue this further I’ll have some of the boys pick him up on his way home, we can definitely take this further.”

Girl: “No, thank you so much, I wanted to run out 30 minutes ago but he drove me here”.

Cop: *shifts from hardarse cop to comforting father figure in about half a second* “Well I’m here with my daughter, she’s about your age, perhaps you’d like to finish your meal with us? We can run you home afterwards if you’d like, unless you’d prefer to call someone else?”

Girl: “Oh.. that would be really nice.. thankyou so much!”

*guy returns, so does the hardarse cop*

Guy: “Uh so, I’ve paid the bill, if I could have my ID back..”.

Cop: “There you go.. now I have your details right here so I highly recommend you don’t go near or contact this young lady ever again.”

Guy: “Yes yes of course, I’m so sorry!”

Oh, and the lady he left behind? Of course, the police officer did what any gentleman would do in those circumstances, and invited her to join him and his family at their table.


Share to spread happiness that this lady got out of a potentially bad situation!

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