Food fight: Bronx deli clerk suffers broken jaw when suspects hurl avocados at him

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THE BRONX, New York City — A Bronx deli clerk was seriously injured when two suspects threw avocados and bananas at him during a dispute over a food order on Monday.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. inside Stadium Gourmet Deli at 109 E. 161 St.

Police say the two individuals threw avocados and bananas at the 21-year-old employee, who suffered a laceration and fractures to his face — as well as a broken jaw.

He was transported to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

The two culprits fled the area a dark colored sedan.


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