Search

Employee struck in the face with pliers at greengrocers in Camden Town

PUBLISHED: 15:42 07 November 2017

An altercation broke out inside Parkway Greens Picture: Google Street View

An altercation broke out inside Parkway Greens Picture: Google Street View

Archant

An employee at a green grocers in Camden Town was stabbed in the face with pliers after an altercation broke out inside the shop.

The attack happened on October 29 inside Parkway Greens, Parkway, at around 7pm.

The victim, in his 20s, who works at the store, was taken to the Royal Free hospital and required three stitches are being struck on the head.

David Josephs, who owns the greengrocers, told the Ham&High an account he had been given by his manager who was on duty at the time of the incident.

“Two drunk gentleman entered the shop looking to buy some vodka. They were informed by my manager that we didn’t sell alcohol. My manager was then threatened over the counter and the two men were forced out of the shop, knocking over baskets as they left.

“They returned 10 minutes later, armed with what looked like screwdrivers. They threatened the cashier whilst staff and customers inside the shop tried to leave. During the scuffle, one employee was struck on the head with pliers whilst another two sustained scratches to their hands and arms.”

Police arrived within thee minutes of first being called.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of GBH but have been released under investigation.

All three employees who were injured are back at work.

Latest Hampstead & Highgate News Stories

14:49

Transport for London is set to review safety issues at an accident blackspot in Falloden Way,

13:45

Circus-goers on Hampstead Heath got a shock today when walking down from the Heath they were confronted with a water main shooting water high into the air on the corner of Pilgrim’s Lane and Willow Road in Hampstead.

10:53

Camden’s youngsters were in the spotlight at the Shaw Theatre for an evening celebrating the borough’s talent.

Yesterday, 15:35

Wage cuts for nurses covering sick leave and other increases in demand at Hampstead’s Royal Free Hospital have been postponed after workers threatened to cancel shifts en masse.

Yesterday, 15:00

Brexit uncertainty is one reason for a slowdown in Camden house prices, said a leading estate agent after new data showed that property values in the borough fell 0.8 per cent in August and 2.1pc in the last 12 months.

Yesterday, 14:05

Tickets for a public meeting into the future of the Phoenix Cinema have sold out within days of it being announced.

Yesterday, 13:57

Mitzvah Day volunteers from Hampstead were among those taking part in Sewa Day – a Hindu day of community action – in Kingsbury, Brent this weekend.

Yesterday, 10:29

As part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week, Haringey Police have been engaging with the community to raise awareness of the importance of reporting abuse and discrimination.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Looking to get your child interested in a sport? Allianz Park, home to rugby union team Saracens, welcomes people of all ages to join their family of supporters and discover how their core values Honesty, Discipline, Humility and Work Rate underpin everything they do off and on the pitch.

As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read Hampstead & Highgate news

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now