Saturday, July 10, 2021

Racine Co. Walmart employee arrested, accused of punching elderly woman in the head

From CBS 58:

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 17-year-old girl is facing charges after police say she repeatedly punched an elderly woman while working as a cashier at Walmart Wednesday, July 7.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to the store on Oakes Road and Durand Avenue around 7:06 p.m. for reports of a 71-year-old woman who was punched multiple times in the head by a cashier.

Police say the female victim, a resident of Racine County, sustained injuries to the head and face but did not require immediate medical attention. 

Both the employee and victim indicated that the incident arose over a verbal argument. 

The employee, identified as Jazareia Velasquez of Racine, was arrested and later charged with aggravated battery to an elderly person and disorderly conduct. 


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