Someone called a Connecticut Stop & Shop Thursday night and threatened to shoot the pickets in front of the store who were involved in the ongoing strike, according to the police the Berlin Turnpike store in Wethersfield was called around 18:05, police said. A man reportedly asked the store manager if the workers had picked in front of the houses. When the manager said so, the caller said, "He came to the store to shoot her with an AK-47," the police said.
The protesting workers were taken to the store and the supermarket was closed. Police officers went to the scene and there were no "acts of violence" or injuries, police said.
Wethersfield police officers investigate and the police asks the public to contact them if they know something.