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Wedding Rumble: Man Socks Woman in Face, Police Say

An argument erupted after unwanted chitchat during wedding speeches at a recent reception in Tinley Park, according to reports.

Police said a woman at a local wedding reception was bleeding after a man reportedly punched her in the face just after speeches to the bride and groom.

The victim, a 36-year-old from Matteson, said that during the reception speeches at a Tinley Park venue on Sept. 1, she and her sister were having a conversation. That's when Randell Beamon III, 36, also of Matteson, reportedly approached her and asked that she be quiet. 

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"About five minutes later, (Beamon) returned to her table and said, 'I asked you once politely and I won't ask you again. Will you please shut the f--- up?'" the report said. "About 10 minutes later after the speeches … were finished, she approached Beamon and said, 'You don't have to talk to me like that. I am a grown woman.'" 

At that time, Beamon punched the woman in the face, police said. The woman then threw a glass at him. Police said that when they arrived, a scratch on the woman's face was bleeding. She signed complaints against Beamon and he was charged with battery. 

Beamon alleges that the victim told him she "knew some mother f---ers that can kill you," stepped backwards with clenched fists and appeared ready to strike.

Charges against the woman hadn't been filed as of Tuesday around 4 p.m. 

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smiley September 05, 2012 at 06:28 PM
what a DARK situation.
Stephen C. Lingle September 05, 2012 at 06:37 PM
Can't we just get along? Where's the love?
Titan Dad September 05, 2012 at 09:37 PM
sounds like more uppity, hand on hip, rooster gyration, finger snapping, tooth sucking disrespecting going on.....just like the beauticians graduation a few weeks back. this will happen on a daily basis at dave and busters when it opens.
Titan Dad September 05, 2012 at 09:47 PM
pretty sure this was at the tinley vfw hall on oak park avenue. funny how they dont mention the venue.
JB September 27, 2012 at 12:30 AM
Good for Mr. Beamon!

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