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Tourist ‘punched in the face by man offering free hugs in New York’

Canadian woman refused to pay the man for a photo

Tourist 'punched In The Face By Man Offering Free Hugs In New York'

A Canadian tourist was allegedly punched in the eye by a man in New York1 offering free hugs after declining to tip him for a photo. The incident happened in Times Square on Thursday and involved 24-year-old Jermaine Himmelstein and 22-year-old holidaymaker Sophie Violene Dauvois, according to the New York Police Department. SEE ALSO: Woman arrested after allegedly punching Easyjet pilot in the face2

SEE ALSO: Keeper who punched seal at Bristol Zoo returns to work3 Police say she was struck with a closed fist and taken to a nearby hospital with severe swelling and a cut to her right eye. CBC4 reports that the suspect fled the scene but was arrested hours later at Union Square.

Himmelstein is charged with robbery causing physical injury and fraudulent accosting.
NBC New York5 reports that he did not deny hitting the woman and while being escorted out of a police station he told reporters: “I was aggressively asking for tips.”

Investigators say he has a long history of similar arrests dating back to 2013.

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  2. ^ Woman arrested after allegedly punching Easyjet pilot in the face (travel.aol.co.uk)
  3. ^ Keeper who punched seal at Bristol Zoo returns to work (travel.aol.co.uk)
  4. ^ CBC (www.cbc.ca)
  5. ^ NBC New York (www.nbcnewyork.com)
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  8. ^ Things to do (travel.aol.co.uk)

Top UK hotels the kids will love

Top UK Hotels The Kids Will Love

For a fun-filled family holiday1 in the UK, you’ll want to check in to a child-friendly hotel that the kids will love as much as the adults. Whether your little ones are lovers of LEGO or can’t get enough of building sandcastles on the beach, we’ve found the best British hotels that were made for guests with children. SEE ALSO: The most extravagant kids’ clubs in the world2

SEE ALSO: Best family hotels in the world 20163 From babies to teens, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy at these top hotels. A stay at Port Lympne Hotel4 in Kent, for example, will leave the whole family impressed when you wake up to roaring lions and fill your days with animal encounters on a safari in the heart of the English countryside. Those who love to be beside the seaside can spend time on the sand as a family in Cornwall with a stay at Bedruthan Steps5, which offers kites and spades to its guests, free surf lessons during half term and baby backpacks and all-terrain strollers for hire. Meanwhile in Scotland, Augill Castle6 is a castle with character, boasting fairytale turrets and towers, roaring fires and peaceful grounds for a decadent family break. It’s where the kids can enjoy bespoke cooking courses, a cinema room and even a fort in the forest. Adults visiting these family-friendly hotels won’t have to miss out on the fun either. At Carden Park Hotel7 in Cheshire, there are championship golf courses, a vineyard, tennis courts and a luxurious spa with a 20-metre pool. Take a look at some of the best hotels for families in the UK

Britain’s best hotels for kids

Top UK Hotels The Kids Will Love

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  1. ^ family holiday (travel.aol.co.uk)
  2. ^ The most extravagant kids’ clubs in the world (travel.aol.co.uk)
  3. ^ Best family hotels in the world 2016 (travel.aol.co.uk)
  4. ^ Port Lympne Hotel (Port%20Lympne%20Hotel)
  5. ^ Bedruthan Steps (www.bedruthan.com)
  6. ^ Augill Castle (stayinacastle.com)
  7. ^ Carden Park Hotel (www.cardenpark.co.uk)
  8. ^ Hotels (travel.aol.co.uk)
  9. ^ Restaurants (travel.aol.co.uk)
  10. ^ Things to do (travel.aol.co.uk)

Where to go on holiday in March 2016

Where To Go On <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday In March 2016

Spring is in the air and March is a lovely time to soak up the year’s early heat and sunshine or enjoy milder temperatures if you’ve set your sights on a hot Discount Holidays © holiday destination. March is the perfect month for a long-haul city break as it low season and means you can save on flights to destinations like Los Angeles, which celebrates the lively St Patrick’s Day party and hosts the first LA Performs1 event in 20162. SEE ALSO: The best beaches in the world 20163

SEE ALSO: Where to go on Discount Holidays © holiday in 20164 Mid-haul, the Middle East is ideal in early spring when the temperatures are bearable. Jordan is one of our all-time favourite destinations, where you experience adventure in Wadi Rum, relax in the Dead Sea and marvel at magnificent Petra. Closer to home, the Northern Lights are calling and Norway is an excellent place to witness the natural wonder in March when sufficiently dark skies combined with milder temperatures make for more comfortable viewing. City breakers will love the offerings from Spain, Greece and Italy, too.

Ski conditions are also good in Europe throughout March, while tour operators often have problems filling beds, so you can take your pick of the resorts.

Browse some of the top places for a Discount Holidays © holiday in March, including Athens, Gozo and Hawaii.

Where to go in March

Where To Go On <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday In March 2016

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  2. ^ 2016 (travel.aol.co.uk)
  3. ^ The best beaches in the world 2016 (travel.aol.co.uk)
  4. ^ Where to go on Discount Holidays © holiday in 2016 (travel.aol.co.uk)
  5. ^ Hotels (travel.aol.co.uk)
  6. ^ Restaurants (travel.aol.co.uk)
  7. ^ Things to do (travel.aol.co.uk)