Getting arrested for throwing a chocolate egg doesn’t seem like the most exciting way to end up in jail. A Florida man was arrested after he hit a Circle K cashier in the forehead with a chocolate egg.
Edward Riordan was working at a Circle K in Tarpon Springs, Florida, when he tried to check out John Mehas, “as he was next in line.” For some reason, Mehas refused to let Riordan handle his transaction.
The 27-year-old decided to walk over to another employee, “rendered payment,” and “threw a chocolate egg towards the victim hitting him in the forehead.” It’s unclear as to whether the egg was a Cadbury, Kinder or different Hershey concoction.
Riordan asked Mehas to leave the Circle K when the man became irate, hopped the counter and hit the victim in the face. After being questioned by police, Mehas reportedly “admitted that he jumped over the register counter and struck the victim.”
The Florida man was arrested for battery, a misdemeanor, and booked into the county jail. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond.