Waltham Forest wine bottle attack
Crime date: Sunday 27 January 2013 at 20:30 hours
Nature of crime: Attack
Where: Hatch Lane, Waltham Forest, London
Contact: Metropolitan Police Service
Incident room number: 020 8721 5048 or 0208 721 5027
Summary of the offence:
At around 20:30 hours on Sunday 27 January 2013 an argument broke out between a customer and a shop keeper at a shop in Hatch Lane in Waltham Forest.
The customer walked out of the shop briefly but returned with two other men. The argument escalated.
The first man then climbed on to the counter. One of the other men picked up a wine bottle and used it to threaten the shop keeper.
The man on the counter then leant over and grabbed a bottle of spirits. Without warning the one in the hat then smashed the wine bottle over the shopkeeper’s head.
They all then walked out of the shop.