A culture-enricher in Harlem got a bit annoyed with the behavior of another customer in line at his local supermarket. After being thrown out of the store, the irate enricher returned with his trusty razor to set matters straight.
Note: This incident has a Mohammed Coefficient of 100%.
According to The New York Post:
New York: Maniac Slash Attack in Supermarket Meat Aisle
A crazed man made a Pathmark meat aisle extra bloody this morning when he plunged a knife into an elderly shopper’s neck, allegedly after the perpetrator stepped on the victim’s foot, police and store employees said.
Abdullah Mohammed, 51, of 125th Street, was at the Harlem supermarket yesterday morning when he started arguing loudly at the customer service desk with William Perry, 70, a former truck driver. Perry was at the desk buying Lotto tickets when Mohammed stepped on his foot, irking the older man, according to his older brother, Charles Perry.
Mohammed, who was clad in a peach linen suit, was booted out of the store, but stormed back in minutes later and cornered Perry in the meat aisle, two employees said. He then allegedly whipped out a razor and slashed Perry across the neck.
“People ran out of the store. One guy was screaming, ‘Oh my God, I’ve never seen anything like this,’” said Rafael Feliciano, a repairman who witnessed the melee.
A heroic store employee tackled Mohammed and subdued him until the police responded to the meat aisle melee, cops said. Mohammed was dragged out of the supermarket screaming “at everyone around him,” Feliciano said.
Mohammed was arrested and charged with assault in the first degree. Perry was taken to Harlem Hospital and was likely to survive his injuries, police said.
“He’s a coward and … didn’t fight fair,” Charles Perry said from his brother’s hospital bed.
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Hat tip: AC.