Men threw avocados at deli employee, breaking his jaw, police say


NEW YORK (WCMH) – Police say a deli employee’s jaw was broken when two men pummeled him with avocados and bananas during an argument.

WNBC reported it happened at Stadium Gourmet Deli when an employee tried to kick two men out of the store.

Video shows one of the men grabbing several avocados and then throwing them at the employee.

Another man throws bananas and avocados.

The employee suffered a gash, fractures to his face and a broken jaw, NBC New York reported. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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