Belleville, Ont., man strikes grocery employee with cane for getting too close: police

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Belleville, Ont., police escorted an man from a local store after he allegedly struck a store employee with his cane over the weekend.

On Sunday morning, police were called to a north end grocery store regarding a disturbance.

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According to police, the man became upset with a store employee because the store employee was within six feet of him.

He then allegedly struck the employee with his cane.

A 61-year-old Belleville man was escorted from the store following the manager’s request.