The person that posted the video, Redditor Sploogesock, claims to be the waitress's cousin, and has captioned it:
"My cousin takes down this pervert for grabbing her ass. He is later arrested in front of his wife and 2 kids when the cops arrived."
The details surrounding the video are sketchy, but the timestamp in the top corner shows that it was filmed on June 30 at 22:59pm.
Despite not being able to offer further proof that he actually is the woman in the video's cousin, the Redditor said that the woman works at the restaurant to support herself through her studies: "Like it says this is my cousin, she’s a server at this restaurant to support herself while going to school. She also takes care of abandoned animals, feeding them, getting them fixed, she’s worked at veterinary offices before and always kept that passion."
Many Reddit users have been impressed by the woman's lightning-speed reactions, and the video has sparked a debate about women's reactions to sexual assault.
One commented: "Hot damn. She released the beast at the drop of a hat. That was satisfying."
Another, Baldylocks, claimed to also work at the restaurant: "I work there, it was just another Saturday night. This literally happens ALL the time. We just put the cameras up so this was the first guy we've been able to prosecute."
A third said simply: "She is my new hero."
She's our hero, too.
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