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RHPD blotter: woman says she was assaulted with a shopping cart

According to reports from the Richmond Hill Police Department:

Registration Question: An officer was sent to Kroger around 3:15 p.m. on December 21 “in reference to a report for assault with a shopping cart”. The complainant, a 64-year-old woman, “stated that while she was near the seafood crate, someone hit the back of her ankles with a shopping cart. (She) indicated that she had spoken with this subject and informed him that he had hit his ankles, to which he replied “because you weren’t moving fast enough”. (She) further indicated that this subject then continued on its way.

The man was described as white, in his late 60s, and wearing a green jacket.

The officer told him he could not prove malicious intent and would not press charges, but said he would file a report.

The woman, who was near the exit with her husband, said the man was still in the store.

The officer told her and her husband that they “may legally come into contact” with the man, “(but should) refrain from putting themselves in danger by doing so”.

The woman got a case number.

Disorderly conduct: Four people have been charged with disorderly conduct after a fight on December 22 between two employees of a local fast food restaurant, a former employee and another man.

Police were told the pair went to the store to collect a check for the former employee when he was attacked by a female employee.

At one point, a manager put one of the men in a vice, one of the complainants said. Everyone involved was in their teens and twenties. The report says “all parties played a vital role in this incident”, so all have been arrested, charged and released to appear in court.