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Tim Cohen claimed that a woman spat in his face after asking her if she would like to participate in a Melbourne Cup sweepstake

Animal activist SPAT confronted a bottle shop owner and called him a pig after he asked her if she wanted to participate in a Melbourne Cup sweepstakes

  • Tim Cohen was spit upon by an animal activist after calling the Melbourne Cup
  • Mr. Cohen offered the woman a ticket in his annual Melbourne Cup sweepstakes
  • The woman was so outraged & # 39; by suggesting that she spit in the face of Mr. Cohen
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A liquor store told how he was spit upon by an animal activist after he invited her to participate in a Melbourne Cup sweepstakes.

Tim Cohen, owner of Brunswick East Wine Store in northern Melbourne, said the woman came to the store Monday, the day before the race.

In accordance with a tradition he started five years ago, Cohen offered the nameless woman a ticket in his annual sweepstake while paying for her beer.

The woman was so outraged & # 39; by suggesting that she spit into Mr. Cohen's face and call him a pig.

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& # 39; She just turned white, with absolute anger in her expression, & # 39; he said.

Tim Cohen claimed that a woman spat in his face after asking her if she would like to participate in a Melbourne Cup sweepstake

Tim Cohen claimed that a woman spat in his face after asking her if she would like to participate in a Melbourne Cup sweepstake

Mr. Cohen who owns the Brunswick East Wine Store (photo) has held an annual Melbourne Cup sweepstake for the past five years

Mr. Cohen who owns the Brunswick East Wine Store (photo) has held an annual Melbourne Cup sweepstake for the past five years

Mr. Cohen who owns the Brunswick East Wine Store (photo) has held an annual Melbourne Cup sweepstake for the past five years

Mr. Cohen decided on Monday to close the store early and tell his customers on Facebook that the incident rattled him.

He told The age while not expecting anyone to spit in his face, he was ready for some recoil during the race.

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& # 39; Anger in this suburb has unfortunately become a sport & # 39 ;, he added.

Mr. Cohen decided to close the store early after the incident and told his customers via Facebook

Mr. Cohen decided to close the store early after the incident and told his customers via Facebook

Mr. Cohen decided to close the store early after the incident and told his customers via Facebook

Mr. Cohen decided that he would not report the incident to the police.

He understood why people would want to boycott the race after a revelation by ABC & # 39; s program in the cruel treatment of horses after they retire.

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The research claimed that thousands of horses were slaughtered for human consumption after their racing career ended.

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