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DRUNK WORKER DESTROYS EASTPOINT SUPERMARKET AFTER DRINKING ON THE JOB

A man turned a supermarket at Eastpoint Mall upside down, destroying it after an altercation on the evening of 30 September.

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The incident purportedly happened at a Sri Murugun supermarket outlet on the fourth floor of Eastpoint Mall.

According to Shin Min Daily News, a 63-year-old witness Mr Yang, said that he heard a commotion inside the store and saw several shelves being tipped over.

Witnesses also reported seeing two men fighting inside the supermarket, with one of the being enraged and pushing the shelves over after shouting at each other.

The fracas happened for about 10 minutes, according to one of the employees at the supermarket, with more than 10 shelves being toppled over and goods falling all over the place.

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Police officers were also at the scene.

The Singapore Police Forces said that they were alerted to the incident on 30 September at about 7pm, at 3 Simei Street 6.

They said that a 31-year-old man was arrested for criminal intimidation, public nuisance and causing annoyance when drunk.

SMDN reported that the perpetrator was an employee of the supermarket and was believed to have been drinking while on the job.

He then got into an argument with a co-worker before trashing the place, and was reported fired straight away.

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The police are currently investigating the incident.

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