Walmart Shopper Slugs 70-Year-Old Greeter: Cops

Greeter asked to see her receipts

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 26, 2011 10:30 PM CST | Updated Dec 27, 2011 12:55 AM CST

(Newser) – A Walmart shopper in upstate New York slugged a 70-year-old store greeter who asked to look at the woman's receipts as she left, according to authorities. Jacquetta Simmons, 26, has been arrested and charged with two counts of assault for the attack that fractured the greeter's face and knocked her to the ground, said police. Simmons ran from the store but was immediately surrounded by store workers and held for police, according to witnesses. It wasn't clear why Simmons attacked the greeter; she had receipts for all of her merchandise, police told the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

Jacquetta Simmons of Batavia, NY, fled from the store after she knocked down 70-year-old greeter, police said.
Jacquetta Simmons of Batavia, NY, fled from the store after she knocked down 70-year-old greeter, police said.   (Associated Press)
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