Costco shopper, 78, punched in fight over free Nutella waffle sample

Police have arrested 24-year-old Derrick Gharabighi for punching a 78-year-old man who scolded Gharabighi for grabbing too many Nutella waffles from a sample cart at a Burbank, California Costco. Gharabighi has been charged with elder abuse and "inflicting great bodily harm."

From LA Times:

I'm not sure if Nutella is available in the California prison system, but if it isn't Gharabighi may have to go without any for a long time -- if convicted, he could receive up to 11 years in prison.

“The victim told Mr. Gharabighi that he wanted a sample and he shouldn’t take so many,” Sgt. Claudio Losacco said.

That’s when Gharabighi reportedly punched the man in the face. The man was hospitalized with a one-inch cut and swelling above his left eye, Guillen said.

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