Police Notes: Nov. 26

Nov. 26, 2012

Elderly woman makes new drive-through at bank's front door

Germantown - Germantown police responded to a report of a car driving through the front door at BMO Harris Bank, W156 N11150 Pilgrim Road, shortly after 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16.

According to the police log, an 81-year-old Germantown woman who was attempting to park in a parking spot in front of the bank lost control of her vehicle and drove through the front door of the business. The woman told police she thought she may have pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake.

The driver was cited for failure to have control of a vehicle. A damage estimate for the building was unavailable at the time of the report.

Black Friday shoppers trample woman at Walmart

Germantown - A 43-year-old woman called police after she was trampled by numerous customers during the Thanksgiving Day sales event at Walmart.

According to the Germantown police log:

The woman stated she was in the video gaming section of the electronics department to purchase advertised video games at Walmart, W190 N9855 Appleton Ave., shortly after 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. When employees started handing out the special sale-priced video games, customers behind her began to trample and push her as they tried to grab the products for themselves.

The woman sustained minor injuries to her right wrist and right ankle and declined medical treatment. She was unable to identify anyone involved in the melee and told police she would be filing an incident report with Walmart management.

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