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Fight breaks out at Michigan Foot Locker on Black Friday

A Michigan Foot Locker was transformed into a battleground when a pair of drunken shoppers decided to scrap with employees on Black Friday.

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The video of the fight surfaced on Tuesday morning when Ronnie Elhouli, who recorded the brawl, told WDIV, “It was nothing but swinging, grabbing, slamming to the floor.” He added, “When I put the phone down, I was making sure something won’t go flying at me. There was shoes flying everywhere, or someone pushed into me.”

The battle occurred in the Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn, Michigan, and Police Chief Ron Haddad said that from the moment the shoppers entered the store, they were looking for a showdown.

Elhouli said that screams pierced the air before the punches started flying. The customers were arrested and charged with drunkenness as well as assault and battery. The manager, who was hit during the quarrel, suffered a few bruises.

Elhouli said, “The employees showed restraint, but they also contained the situation so no one else got hurt.”

Haddad said that the shoppers didn’t have any money, telling WDIV “for them to be there demanding someone to wait on them, it just doesn’t fit. Maybe their judgment was impaired but now they have some answering to do.”

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