Customer threatens Walmart automobile mechanic with knife

A 49-year-outdated Hillside gentleman allegedly threatened to get rid of an automobile mechanic at the Walmart at 1300 Desplaines Ave. on the morning of Nov. 28.

The alleged offender arrived at the store’s automotive section at all over 7 a.m. and requested for an oil adjust. The target processed the ask for and went to assistance an additional purchaser. The gentleman yelled at the victim, and the two allegedly received into an argument. The safety cameras captured the alleged offender pulling out a pocketknife. The victim stated that the Hillside person threatened to kill him, at which position the target walked away and called the retail store supervisor.

When reached by means of textual content messages, the alleged offender acknowledged that he argued with the sufferer and pulled out a knife but claimed that it was in self-defense. He declined to arrive to the law enforcement station, saying that he did not have time.