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Man arrested after allegedly assaulting Morris County Walmart employee

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man was charged after he allegedly assaulted an employee at a Hanover Township Walmart store, police said in a news release Wednesday.

On September 1, Joseph Kahrs, 44, Morris Plains Borough was waiting in line at the Walmart attempting to return merchandise. When he got to the front of the line, the employee advised him he could not make the return, police said.

Kahrs became irate due to waiting so long so he began to yell at the employee and threw items at her and striking the employee, police said.

Kahrs left the scene but was later located. He was charged with assault and released pending a court appearance, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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