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Man arrested after a brawl breaks out over chicken wings in Publix

An argument over chicken turned violent at a Publix in Temple Terrace, Florida. According to reports by WFLA, the disagreement began after a customer became rude while ordering chicken wings from the deli. Raleigh Harris, 59, yelled at the female deli worker and used the N-word. Another deli employee told Harris to calm down, but that only made him more irate. Harris yelled at the other employee and told him to mind his business. Soon, a brawl breaks out after another customer, Leon Lightbody, began fighting with Harris.The melee continued until several Publix employees stepped in to break it up. Lightbody was eventually arrested and charged with simple battery.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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