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Man injures NY store clerk in avocado attack

Man injures NY store clerk in avocado attack

The attack occurred just before 5 a.m.at Stadium Gourmet Deli on E 161st St.in the Bronx on May 29 after an argument about food, according to police officials.

The suspect tries climbing over the counter and throws bananas at the workers while the second man makes a mess of the shelves.

Police are looking for a group who attacked a NY clerk with avocados and bananas.

The employee suffered a gash, fractures to his face and a broken jaw, NBC New York reported.

After being viciously pelted with avocados, bananas and melons, the 21-year-old shop assistant was taken to hospital. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, a blue vest, blue jeans and blue and white sneakers.

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The shocking moment two furious customers began hurling fruit at staff members at a NY deli just near Yankee Stadium has been captured on camera.

Surveillance video shows the clerk grabbing his head after one of the avocados hits him.

The men also smashed watermelons and tossed merchandise before leaving the store. An employee at the deli said he had to have surgery on his eyes.

Police released surveillance video of the incident in hopes of finding the two men.


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