Caller threatens Stop & Shop workers with AK-47


A scare at the Stop & Shop in Wethersfield, that resulted in police breaking up the picket line after someone called in a threat to the workers on Thursday evening.

Officers said the caller said he wanted to shoot the strikers with an AK-47.

All of the workers were brought into the store for safety and the store was closed for the rest of the night. 

Related: Stop & Shop suppliers also dealing with strike

No one was hurt. Police are still trying to figure out where the call came from.

Web Extra: News 8’s Darren Kramer visits the Whethersfield Stop & Shop on Friday morning

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