There were some Black Friday fights that occurred this week as people fought over low prices, great deals, and the annual purchasing mania. A Costco man was reportedly stabbed with a box cutter by a fellow employee, while a brawl broke out between two women who were arguing over buying a Barbie doll. Lohud News reports on the cases of crime this Friday, November 28, 2014, noting in the former incident that the victim of the stabbing will likely survive, but requires surgery to mend the grievous wounds.
Although the attack is still being investigated, one of the most dangerous Black Friday fights this 2014 occurred before the local store even opened. The police report reveals that a Nanuet Costco employee attacked another worker, stabbing him in the abdomen and across the face in the brawl. The weapon of choice is believed to be a sharp box cutter. Authorities have determined that the violent assault occurred at around 6 in the morning in the men’s bathroom of the Costco.
Glenn Dietrich, a law enforcement official and detective for Clarkstown, said that the victim of the brutal fight will likely survive. However, the man’s injuries, which included severe lacerations to the face and stomach region in the stabbing, were cited as “serious” and will require surgery. Although his identity has not been revealed, police have determined who the suspect and is, and have actively begun a search for the individual. He is believed to be 20 years of age. Police officials think the two had a severe fight a week ago that escalated into the physical assault.
Outside of this jaw-dropping illicit activity, says Syracuse News, more Black Friday fights 2014 erupted after the frenzy for deals, sales, and overall shopping sprees started. One of the worst crime related incidents was slated to have occurred in California this afternoon between two women. A shoving match that involved pushing and cussing over a single Barbie doll. The argument, which was said to even include a punch thrown by one of the women, occurred on Thanksgiving evening. Police officials were summoned to the store to find out what happened. Fortunately, the brawl had come to a quick end without any serious violence. No suspects were arrested and no one was hurt. “The whole thing was pretty stupid,” said a shopper an eyewitness of the event. “That was very dumb.”
A final fight occurred this Black Friday in Indiana at a local mall, marking yet another count of crime here in the U.S. nation. A male suspect was said to have been tossed from the shopping center by mall police for being argumentative and “rowdy” with fellow customers. He was then purported to get in a physical encounter with another shopper out in the parking lot. When a policeman tried to intervene, he punched the officer. The man has since been arrested. It seems that even with these product prices being so low this time of year, tensions still can run very high, so please stay safe while you continue buying your Christmas gifts this holiday season.