'Mime' attacks UGA student on way to class

Friday, March 22, 2013 6:52 AM
Last updated 8:54 PM
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ATHENS, Ga. -- A woman seemingly dressed like a mime attacked a 20-year-old University of Georgia student as she walked to class Wednesday, according to Athens-Clarke police.

The assault on West Broad Street was stopped by a 39-year-old Oglethorpe County man who saw the attack as he drove by, said police.

The witness chased after the assailant and held her until he was assisted by two state probation officers in the area, police said.

The alleged attacker, 37-year-old Stephanie C. Walker of Hawthorne Avenue, was dressed in all black and her entire face painted white, according to a police report.

The student, who had a bruise to her face, told police she had parked her car near Newton Street and was walking to class about 11 a.m. when Walker approached, began yelling at her and accused the student of watching her on TV.

The student told police she tried to explain that she didn’t have a TV, but Walker began cursing her, grabbed her ponytail, started hitting her and pushed her to the ground.

A police officer spoke to Walker and wrote in his report that she “was ranting back and forth without making any sense.”

Walker was searched at the jail and a straight razor was found in her purse, police said.

The officer wrote that Walker is to have a mental evaluation. She was charged with battery, police said.

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rkbelch
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rkbelch 03/22/13 - 07:41 am
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Sources also state the

Sources also state the witness held the mime in an invisible box until authorities arrived.

urright
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urright 03/22/13 - 08:10 am
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And...

She also tried to escape down invisible stairs, but was still apprehended.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/22/13 - 08:36 am
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MIME on the outside

with a NUT inside.

karradur
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karradur 03/22/13 - 08:47 am
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When questioned by police,

she exercised her right to remain silent.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/22/13 - 08:57 am
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Funny this am

Nuts are everywhere.....

albertoli
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albertoli 03/22/13 - 10:13 am
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sad

What a shame, a mime is a terrible thing to waste.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 03/22/13 - 10:37 am
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A yelling, ranting mime?

Deport her to France.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/22/13 - 11:09 am
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“accused the student of

“accused the student of watching her on TV”

Well there you go, there’s only so much a person should have to take before erupting like a stark, raving mad, lunatic!

“The officer wrote that Walker is to have a mental evaluation” - I want that job! Never a boring day I’m betting.

The AC doesn’t need a comic section.

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 03/22/13 - 01:47 pm
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Every year thousands of kids are sent to mime school.....

and they are never heard from again....

Just My Opinion
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Just My Opinion 03/22/13 - 03:58 pm
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Man, there are some FUNNY

Man, there are some FUNNY comments today! I admit it...I've already stolen a couple of them!

Jake
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Jake 03/22/13 - 09:06 pm
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Well.....

.....this article leaves me speechless.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 03/23/13 - 01:11 am
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I've sent this link to

I've sent this link to everyone I know. I feel for the "Mimee (um... mumee, ahh that chick which was confronted by the crazy person)"

Really, I've come back to this story again and again. It is just too dang funny.

Thank you AC, you've made my day, no my week!!!

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 03/26/13 - 10:33 am
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It sounds to me like the

It sounds to me like the victim got out of her car and stepped on a live land mime...

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