While shoppers were out in full force searching for deals on Black Friday, thieves were reportedly looking to score, too. And some deal seekers allegedly let the urge to get a good bargain get the best of them.
In Milford, a man attempted to steal a woman’s purse as she walked to her car in the parking lot of Old Navy and Bed, Bath & Beyond.
A woman was carjacked while sitting in her car in the parking lot of Lowe’s in Milford. Police said the suspect displayed a handgun and ordered the woman to get out.
In Southington, a man was charged with breach of peace and interfering with police after he allegedly cut the line in Walmart and created a scene. Police used a taser on the suspect when he became combative.
Another man was tasered, this time at the Walmart in Milford, after he allegedly got in a fight with another shopper.
Elsewhere in the nation:
- A woman reportedly used pepper spray on a crowd of shoppers in a Walmart in California, injuring 20.
- A man was shot when fighting off robbers outside another Walmart in California.
- A man was arrested at the Walmart in Kissimmee, Fla., after he allegedly got in a fight at the jewelry counter.