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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (WITI) — It’s video that’s going viral. At least three people were violently attacked on Saturday night, September 6th in the parking lot of a Kroger grocery store.
It happened around 9:15 p.m., according to FOX6’s sister station, WREG in Memphis.
An employee of the Kroger store caught the incident on camera.
According to WREG, a 25-year-old man says he was attacked by the group of teens as he walked to his car. WREG says two Kroger employees (ages 17 and 18) ran to help the man. They were apparently repeatedly hit in the head and face.
The Kroger employees say pumpkins in excess of 20 pounds were thrown at their heads while they were on the ground. That can be seen in the video.
WREG says both of the Kroger employees lost consciousness as a result of the attack.
Eventually, a security guard stepped in.
Kroger has confirmed to WREG that two of its employees were attacked in the parking lot. Kroger says they were taken to the hospital, treated, and released to their parents.
Video of the attack is now spreading on Facebook and other social media sites.
CLICK HERE for more on this story via WREG.