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Police: Mansfield Twp man grabbed, slapped Walmart employee

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Police say a Mansfield Township man has been charged after he allegedly grabbed and slapped an employee of Walmart.

On May 4, at 1:49 p.m., a township officer was at Walmart investigating an incident when he heard a commotion in the vestibule area of the entrance, police said.

The officer observed an employee and another male, who was later identified as Harrell Bier, 69, yelling at each other, police said.

The officer separated them and determined the employee had asked Bier not to block the entrance. Bier then allegedly advanced on the employee pushing him backwards into the shopping carts. Bier then allegedly grabbed the employee by his collar and slapped him across the face, police said.

The incident was captured on surveillance video and Bier was issued a summons for harassment (offensive touching) and loitering. He was 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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