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This is the moment a suited and booted boyfriend is walloped repeatedly in front of shoppers by his girlfriend because he failed to buy her a new phone as a gift.
According to the police, the beleaguered boyfriend was struck 52 times by his furious girlfriend.
The incident was filmed by an onlooker in the city of Dazhou in the southern Chinese province of Sichuan and posted on social media.
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In the clip, the woman is seen arguing with her suited boyfriend who appears to have a baffled expression on his face.
After thrusting a finger in his face, she slaps him in front of dozens of onlookers.
At another point in the row, the woman gives him a firm backhander and they appear to stare at each without word for a long time.
According to local media, the angry girlfriend continued to slap the man even when the police arrived to sort out the dispute.
The boyfriend reportedly tried to defend her to the cops, claiming that he was to blame and that his girlfriend was only letting off steam.
A police investigation discovered that the boyfriend was struck 52 times in public.
Reports said that it was because he had failed to buy her the new phone she wanted.
The police mediated at the scene and the couple promised not to air their grievances in public again, according to local media.