NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - The NYPD announced the arrest of Jestyfer Henriquez, 25, of the Bronx Friday for allegedly assaulting a deli worker with avocados and bananas.
Henriquez and Brad Gomez, 28, of the Bronx, were seen on surveillance camera video hurling avocados and bananas at the man breaking his jaw in the early morning hours of May 29, 2017, according to police.
The two men and the worker had argued over a food order at the Stadium Gourmet Deli, prompting the attack, said police.
The video shows one man hurling avocado after avocado over the deli counter while the other man throws an avocado and other items and then knocks over a food rack.
The video shows the first man then grabbing several bananas and throwing them behind the counter.
The 21-year-old deli worker suffered facial cuts and fractures and a broken jaw from the relentless onslaught, police said.
The staff at Lincoln Hospital treated him for his injuries.
Henriquez and Gomes each face an assault charge.