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Utah dad says he was ‘sucker-punched’ at Walmart for taking 5-year-old daughter into men’s bathroom

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A father of two in Clinton, Utah, said a trip to Walmart turned violent for him this Sunday.

Christopher Adams was shopping for spring cleaning storage bins with his 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. When both children needed to use the bathroom, Adams had a choice to make: he could either leave his daughter alone while he accompanied his son into the men’s bathroom, or take both kids into the men’s bathroom with him.

Adams decided on the latter — but this touched a nerve in another patron, he told KSL.

“This guy walks in and goes to the bathroom, the urinal,” Adams said. “Then he just, like, turns to me and starts freaking out, dropping the ‘F-bomb,’ and what he was freaking out about was that my daughter was in the men’s bathroom.”

The man allegedly told Adams it was “inappropriate” that his daughter was with him and then began to push him. After giving a curt response, Adams tried to shepherd his kids out.

Speaking to KSL, Adams pointed to a bruise on his left eye: “When I turned back around, I got sucker-punched right here.” He said he was also kicked.

Adams, who is 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, eventually pinned down the alleged assailant, Fox-13 reported. When the police arrived, the man was cited for disorderly conduct, and Clinton police told Fox they are still deciding whether to press assault charges.

“He needs to be held accountable and be made an example so this behavior doesn’t happen again,” Adams told Fox.

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