BBC reports that “Paul Gibbons, 47, tracked down John Jones using details obtained online after the pair exchanged insults in an internet chatroom” and afterwards beat him with a pick axe handle.

Det Cons Christopher Creagh, of the Metropolitan Police, said: “This is the first instance of a web-rage attack.” Det Sgt Jean-Marc Bazzoni, of Essex Police, added the case demonstrates the importance of protecting one’s identity on the internet

[via SciFi]

BBC reports that “Paul Gibbons, 47, tracked down John Jones using details obtained online after the pair exchanged insults in an internet chatroom” and afterwards beat him with a pick axe handle.

Det Cons Christopher Creagh, of the Metropolitan Police, said: “This is the first instance of a web-rage attack.” Det Sgt Jean-Marc Bazzoni, of Essex Police, added the case demonstrates the importance of protecting one’s identity on the internet

[via SciFi]