Man attacks 7-Eleven staff when he was not allowed to purchase beer

February 20, 2018
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A male customer assaulted a worker at a 7-Eleven retailer in Changi Village after he was unable to buy alcohol there last Thursday (Feb 15) evening.

A photograph that a contributor took reveals the worker with a bloodied face. There was also blood on his arm, employees T-shirt, and on the walls.

“He was the only one employee around and he was beaten up by the customer,” Firdaus mentioned.

“The worker called the police and ambulance himself.”

The forty-three-year-old employees were subsequently taken to Changi General Hospital (CGH) for remedy and are presently on medical leave.

A 7-Eleven spokesman mentioned the company is aware of the incident, which took place at 10.37pm, and that the male customer apparently “got offended and upset that he was unable to buy beer on the retailer.”

“All cabinets containing alcohol are locked as per the retail sales restrictions under the Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act,” the spokesman added.

Under the law, consuming is banned in all public locations from 10.30pm to 7 am. Retail retailers are also not allowed to sell takeaway alcohol from 10.30pm to 7 am.

The spokesman mentioned: “The police have been notified and the crew member was instantly despatched to Changi Hospital where he obtained an outpatient remedy. He’s presently on medical leave and recovering at home.

“The 7-Eleven crew has visited him and will continue to provide all vital assistance to him and his family to assist in his recovery following this incident.”

The spokesman additionally stated that 7-Eleven is cooperating fully with the police in their investigations.

The police mentioned they had been alerted to a case of Voluntarily Inflicting Damage at 1 Changi Village Road at 10.29pm.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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