Security guards drag an elderly man by his feet into a Morrisons

Shocking moment security guards drag an elderly man by his feet into a Morrisons supermarket in front of stunned shoppers as trolley full of toilet roll is seized for ‘evidence’

  • Three ‘members of staff’ pulled the man back into store in Enfield, north London
  • One of the workers appeared to stand on him during the commotion on Thursday
  • A shopping trolley packed full with toilet roll was reportedly seized as ‘evidence’

An elderly man has been dragged through a Morrisons by his feet in front of stunned shoppers.

Three men, believed to be staff members, pulled the man back into the store in Enfield, north London, on Thursday.

One of the workers appeared to stand on him during the commotion as startled customers watched on.

It is not clear what sparked the shocking incident, but a shopping trolley full of toilet roll has reportedly been seized as ‘evidence’.

Three men, believed to be staff members, pulled the man back into the store in Enfield, north London, on Thursday

Footage shows the security guards dragging the man back into the store before he smashes into a stack of baskets which come crashing down on his head.

The suspect is moved towards a corridor in the supermarket, while one of the workers says: ‘Bring the trolley, bring the trolley.’

The bearded man is pinned to the ground by one of the employees who stands on him briefly.

Another worker, wearing what appears to be a Morrisons’ uniform and a face mask, helps to retrain the man. 


Footage shows the security guards dragging the man back into the store (left) before he smashes into a stack of baskets which come crashing down on his head (right)

One of the security guards, wearing a hi-vis jacket, continues to pull the man into the superstore

The customer is taken into another room but continues his resistance.

A ‘shop assistant’ wheels a large shopping trolley packed with boxes of Red Bull and toilet roll.

The video, which was posted on Facebook on Thursday with the caption ‘Morrisons today’, shocked social media users.

One commented: ‘That’s an old man why are all three, four [workers] dragging him on the floor.’

Another man wheels a large shopping trolley packed full with boxes of Red Bull and toilet roll which have reportedly been seized as ‘evidence’

Another wrote: ‘What the hell. He is an old man. It’s just toilet papers! Dragging on the floor and using their foot! Disgusting.’

While one woman added: ‘What happened? How can they treat a human being like that? How dare they.

‘Where is the police? It’s horrible and it makes me feel that we are monsters as humans.

‘Even in the case that he stole something they should never treat him like that. Never! I just don’t understand how some people can laugh with this.’

Morrisons and the Metropolitan Police have been contacted for comment.

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