Paging Joss Whedon: Does this fall under the umbrella of “passionate compassion”?

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First reported by WOAI-TV in San Antonio, an NBC affiliate, the incident in the video apparently occurred Tuesday night at a Whataburger in the San Antonio area.

The teen, 16-year-old Hunter Richard, says he was simply eating with friends at a restaurant when someone got in his face. The man pulled Richard’s hat off with enough force that he took some of the boy’s hair with it, he told News 4’s Joe Galli.