It is almost that time of year where some of us spread sales ads in front of us. We strategize those items we need to buy. We map out our course. We prepare to conquer.
Black Friday is a love it or hate it type of event. As for me, I enjoy the adventure of it. I try to avoid those crazy customers and help other moms shopping for their kids.
With that many shoppers out to get the best deals in a short number of hours it is inevitable that some crimes will occur. It is merely a matter of numbers and percentages.
How savvy are you about Black Friday Crime?
Whether you are out with the masses shopping or home on the couch watching football, now is your chance to be a Black Friday Crime Super Sleuth.
Which of the following Black Friday Crimes did NOT occur?
A. A phony bomb threat forced the complete evacuation of a Walmart. Bomb sniffing dogs were called in to clear the threat and people were allowed back in 2 hours later.
B. A shoplifting customer at Kohl’s was shot by a police officer.
C. A Target customer was shot in the leg close to his home when the TV he’d purchased led to an attempted theft. He wrestled with the thief resulting in the shooting.
D. Two Walmart customers got into a fight over a parking space, resulting in one of the men being seriously knifed.
E. A man tried to shoplift a large-screen TV by using a receipt his wife got from purchasing the same item earlier.
F. A customer pepper sprayed the crowd to have an unfair advantage in reaching the item she wanted to purchase.
G. At a Toys R’ Us a woman threatened to shoot customers who did not allow her to cut in line.
Which of the crimes listed above did NOT happen?