She stood petrified.

She couldn’t tear her livid eyes from the scene unfolding before her.

She looked on in fascinated horror. 

The enraged mob swayed and swelled in their bloodthirsty rhythm.

The murderous crowd closed in on the hapless pickpocket who wailed and begged for mercy.

She trembled with uncontrolled fear knowing that the man would receive no mercy.

For, mob justice gave no clemency.