A brawl broke out in a supermarket at Morrisons’ store after shoppers attacked two security guards.
An eyewitness said nerves rose at the Black County branch after three young men brought a bicycle to the store.
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Dramatic footage was captured the moment the youth were escorted from the Willenhall branch near Wolverhampton after allegations of “verbal assault and abuse” of staff members.
The video shows the youths screaming and cursing during a fight as they try to evade the security guards.
At one point, a man in a gray jacket and black coat could be seen throwing a large box across the store as DVDs are sent crashing to the floor.
Then he appears to be wrestling with a security guard as he tries to convince the young man to leave.
Soon after, a Morrisons employee managed to get the bike out of the store while showing the youths at the door.
West Midlands Police are urging anyone with information about the event to come forward.
A spokesperson for the force said: “We have been called in to report assault and verbal abuse of two security personnel at Morrisons in Wellenhall at around 5.15 pm on December 16th.
Neither man was injured, but investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk or call 101 citing crime reference 20WS / 313352C / 20.
The news comes as supermarkets continue to be crowded in the run-up to Christmas, with some desperate shoppers queuing up at 5am for their festive goods.
Fears of food shortages escalated after that last night France has banned all travel to and from the United Kingdom – including shipping – for 48 hours due to the mutant Covid strain.
this step Panic buying has sparked across the country Just four days before Christmas.
Photos of anxious Britons were snapped outside supermarkets from 5 a.m. this morning before they left with piled carts – despite authorities asking the public not to pile up stock.
Some shoppers were seen pulling out boxes of food and drink after they landed in the stores.
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But supermarkets are urging shoppers to take responsibility, despite concerns about food supplies.
Source for Tesco, the largest supermarket chain in Britain, “The food will not be sold out. There is no reason to be anxious about the purchase,” he told the Telegraph.
This morning the French government announced that it would draw up “in the next few hours” a protocol to ensure the resumption of movement from the UK.
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