Quote Originally Posted by Red Hat View Post
Dropping a wallet is a tactic that I practice. If they are dumb enough to bend over and pick it up then they are mine. Self Defense is Self Defense. Any tactic that will give you the upper hand should be alright in the eyes of the law IF you are in fear of your life. Here in SC as well as Texas having a Castle Doctrine then there shouldn't be any legal repercussions.
Even if it only diverts his attention for an instant...that is the time to act. You will have gotten into his OODA loop and thus you will stand a far better chance of winning. Any diversion is better than no diversion.