Newspaper vendor charged with assault on customer
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Careful who you buy your newspaper from, you may get a slap on the wrist.
On Tuesday, July 9, Harlingen police arrested newspaper vendor Howard Steven Dobrkovsky after he allegedly assaulted someone who was purchasing a paper from him.
It happened off north Business 77 Frontage Road and the victim told police Dobrkovsky struck her hand with the paper when she reached out and asked for her change.
His reply, after swatting her hand, "I'm having a bad morning.", unfortunately his morning got worse after being arrested for assault.