Minnesota man upset Walmart customer service desk closed, so he attacks an employee: cops

minnesota man upset customer service desk was closed assaults walmart employee
Source: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center, Unsplash 

Jun. 11 2021, Published 1:02 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

A 30-year-old Minnesota man was upset when the customer service desk was closed at Walmart, so he took his anger out by assaulting an employee, police say.

Article continues below advertisement

On June 6, Denard Ellis, 30, was shopping at Walmart when he approached a 53-year-old employee about the customer service desk, authorities said.

According to police, the woman told Ellis there was no one working at the customer service desk.

Article continues below advertisement

Ellis became upset he could not use the customer service desk to cash a check and punched the worker in the side of the head, Post Bulletin reported.

The employee fell backward into a clothing rack because of the punch and then to the ground, where she hit her head, police said.

Authorities said the woman received stitches for cuts on her face.

Ellis was booked into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center on charges of felony third-degree assault, misdemeanor fifth-degree assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, police said.

Advertisement
More Stories

© Copyright 2021 Empire Media Group, Inc. Front Page Detectives is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.