A Fight Broke Out At The Howell ShopRite Over The Express Lane
Sure, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. But they're also the most stressful time of the year, as an altercation at a local ShopRite showed.
Boiling points were hit by two shoppers at the Howell ShopRite on Route 9 when a Brick shopper was confronted by a Howell woman who noticed that the other shopper had more than 20 items in her order in the express lane.
According to the narrative from NJ.com, the 43-year-old Brick shopper got into the 20 items or less express lane with, well, more than 20 items, breaking her basket up into three separate orders.
When a 45-year-old Howell woman took her fellow shopper to task over the overstuffed order, things got physical.
According to the NJ.com story:
After the two exchanged words, they got into a fight that witnesses in a local Facebook group said included punches to the head, biting, spitting and pulling hair.
The incident may have been extreme and we certainly don't condone violence, but it's definitely a reminder that the express lane limits are there for a reason and nerves get frayed around the holidays.
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