CONCOURSE, Bronx -- A Bronx clerk was seriously injured on Monday morning after he was brazenly pelted with avocados and bananas in a bodega.
Police say the 21-year-old employee was behind the counter at the Stadium Gourmet Deli on East 161st Street in the Concourse section when two suspects became angry following a dispute over a food order.
Newly released surveillance video shows the individuals repeatedly throwing avocados and bananas at the employee.
The suspects managed to get away in a dark colored sedan.
The victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital in serious but stable condition where he suffered a broken jaw along with fractures and a cut to his face.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477, submit tips online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com, or text any tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.
VIDEO: Avocado assault injures Bronx store clerk