Woman Beats Up ‘Pervert’ Teen for Using a Drone at the Beach (and It’s All on Video)

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A 17-year-old Connecticut teenager, Austin Haughwout, thought it would be a cool idea to get some aerial images of the beach with his remote-control drone. One beachgoer, Andrea Mears, thought this was the opposite of a good idea. CBS reports that the 24-year-old Mears is charged with third-degree assault and disturbing the peace after she called the cops and confronted the teen about the drone, demanding he stop taking pictures with his "helicopter" and calling him a "pervert." This all escalated into a very uncomfortable physical fight, which was captured by Haughwout's cell-phone video.

Technology is the only winner here: