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Santa in hospital and volunteers pelted with eggs and pasta as Christmas goes bad in Kingshurst


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Santa in hospital and volunteers pelted with eggs and pasta as Christmas goes bad in Kingshurst

Source Birmingham Live UK. Ben Perrin 18 December 2020

A Father Christmas was taken to hospital and eggs and pasta were reportedly used as missiles as the festive season began with chaos in Kingshurst.

The "disorientated" Santa became ill - and removed his hat and beard - as children watched his sleigh tour the area last night, Thursday, December 17.

Lions Club charity officals apologised "for the problems with Santa" after providing the sleigh involved.

There were also reports of eggs being thrown at the procession, while a volunteer was bruised when she was hit on the shoulder after a bag of pasta was reportedly thrown from a tower block.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances to Broomcroft Road just before 7.20pm. The man being Santa was taken to Heartlands Hospital for checks.

Full Story: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/santa-hospital-volunteers-pelted-eggs-19481096

 I was so angry when I read this. Absolutely despicable behaviour. If the culprits are ever caught I would have them digging graves for Covid victims by way of punishment. What a crazy world we live in, so desperately sad. But we must set the example and keep the spirit of Christmas for the true believers.

Sorry for the rant.

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