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One man accused another who was taken to the hospital after arguing over baby food at Woolworths


Shoppers watch in horror as a brawl breaks out at Woolworths over who had the last can of baby food – when one man is taken to the hospital and another is charged

  • Two men, aged 65 and 59, got into a physical fight in a Woolworths store
  • The men who were labeled "Asian" threw blows on every baby food
  • More than 10 spectators tried to end the fight that passed onto the street

A man was charged after a violent brawl at Woolworths involving the last can of baby food.

Two Asian men, aged 65 and 59, hit the supermarket in the Eastwood shopping center in Sydney at around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday.

The 65-year-old used an item on the supermarket shelves to hit the other man over the head, the police said.

The Daily Telegraph reported that more than 10 spectators tried to end the fight that was said to take to the streets.

A man was charged after a violent brawl at Woolworths involving the last can of baby food (archive picture).

Two Asian men aged 65 and 59 struck each other in the aisles of the Eastwood Shopping Center (picture) in northwest Sydney on Sunday at 8:15 p.m.

Two Asian men aged 65 and 59 struck each other in the aisles of the Eastwood Shopping Center (picture) in northwest Sydney on Sunday at 8:15 p.m.

The older man was charged with affronts after being taken to the Ryde police station.

The younger man, who suffered a head injury, was taken to the hospital for treatment.

It is believed that the two were known to each other.

The 59-year-old was later taken to the same police station for questioning, but returned to the hospital after complaining that he felt uncomfortable.

He is questioned again and the police say that further investigations will likely result in further charges.

Alan Ako, who works at BWS next to the Woolworths store, said he often saw people "running around frantically and pushing each other out of the way" to get baby food.

"We even had to hire a Chinese-speaking employee who can translate and try to calm people down and keep them updated," said the 37-year-old.

The 65-year-old used an item from the supermarket shelves to hit the other man over the head, police said (archive image of a Woolworths store)

The 65-year-old used an item from the supermarket shelves to hit the other man over the head, police said (archive image of a Woolworths store)

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