SAN FRANCISCO – A video of an irate girl taking down yellow tape at a San Francisco playground has gone viral. She’s seen angrily ranting in regards to the play space’s closure and hurled racist feedback to a public outreach coordinator for town’s rec and park division.
It occurred on Sunday on the Helen Diller Playground in Dolores Park, the place outreach coordinator Andrés Patino was working and ended up videotaping the disturbing encounter.
“This is an unconstitutional, unlawful taking of public property,” she stated as she inched nearer to Patino with scissors in hand.
Her motion prompted Patino to say, “Please do not push me with the scissors.”
In response, she stated, “I’m not chasing you, you dumb sheep.”
She walked again towards the play space, after which pivoted to dealing with him to yell out extra phrases. “Go to the hospital tell ‘em to put you on a ventilator. They’ll kill you with a ventilator like they’re doing thousands of others.”
She continued to precise anger in regards to the park’s closure, proclaiming that it belonged to taxpayers. After which her rant escalated. “We paid for it,” she cried, utilizing a racist slur, after which she raged, “Go back to wherever the hell you came from.”
The assault appeared to finish with the arrival of a uniformed park ranger who was referred to as to the scene.
“Our rangers responded to the verbal assault on Andrés and the vandalism of park property,” rec and parks spokeswoman Tamara Aparton told KTVU in a statement. “The woman was escorted from the park and the investigation is continuing.”
Park officers stated the video was very painful to observe and denounced the habits. “Hate simply has no home in Dolores Park or San Francisco,” Aparton stated.
Aparton famous that it was due to rec and park staff like Patino that town has been capable of preserve Dolores Park and different public areas open through the pandemic.
As outreach coordinator at Dolores Park, Patino’s job has been to make sure that guests to the grounds felt protected and welcome, which included reminding park goers to put on masks and preserve safely distanced from one different.
Patino had a couple of phrases for the lady. On Fb, the place he shared the video he wrote, “Nothing gives you the right to treat people poorly and endanger the public safety of others by going against city health guidelines.”
And he had one other message for her: “Your bigotry is neither needed, wanted, or accepted here… I want to tell whoever this Karen may be that this City I love and call home, is a place that supports, welcomes, and looks out for one another,” adding, “Your type of racist behavior is not ok and goes against the core ideal of what it means to be a San Franciscan.”