The unkindest cutBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7268.1089/a (Published 28 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1089
- Liam Farrell, general practitioner.
- Crossmaglen, County Armagh
I was mugged a few months ago in Dublin. I was taking a short cut through the park late at night when someone came running up from behind and threw a punch at me. In dodging, I slipped and fell and got my new linen Hugo Boss jacket all muddy, which was a real drag.
My attacker, wearing the mandatory balaclava, then gave the traditional mugger's greeting, “Give me your money or I'll kill you,” and grabbed the …