Pregnant woman, mother arrested after assault of elderly Walmart greeter

Ashley Jackson (Source: WOIO)
Ashley Jackson (Source: WOIO)
Toni Duncan (Source: WOIO)
Toni Duncan (Source: WOIO)

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - An Ohio pregnant woman and her mother are accused of assaulting and threatening an elderly man working as a greeter at Walmart.

49-year-old Toni Duncan and 21-year-old Ashley Jackson became upset when a desk clerk didn't help them reload a gift card.

As they were exiting the store, the 71-year-old greeter asked the women to produce a receipt for their merchandise. The women were unable to produce a receipt, and that is when they went on the attack.

According to the police report, the mother daughter duo screamed racially-charged obscenities at the man. Duncan is accused of pushing a shopping cart into the elderly worker and choking him.

Other Walmart employees stepped in to stop the attack.

The women continued to scream and threaten other employees. Jackson also repeatedly yelled that she was going to blow up Walmart, causing concern to other customers in the store.

The women told police they wanted to press charges against the people of Walmart. Instead, Duncan was slapped with assault charges and Jackson with charges for inducing panic and aggravated menacing.

Cops ordered them to appear in court, but let them go because Jackson was pregnant and had two small children with her at the time.

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