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STORE DEATH: Following Bust-Up With Woman, Security Guard Dies During Shift At Supermarket




A Security guard has died after an alleged bust-up with a woman at an Asda store.

The 61-year-old was pronounced dead on Sunday night shortly after emergency crews were summoned to Asda in Arbroath, Angus.


At approximately 7:25 pm on Sunday 30th June, a man lost consciousness at a store in the town's Westway Retail Park. In connection with the assault, a 37-year-old woman has been arrested.


Emergency services, including ambulance crews and police, rushed to the bustling retailer after concerned colleagues and customers raised the alarm. Photos from the store's carpark reveal a significant police presence as an investigation into the incident began.


Medical teams tried to resuscitate the man but tragically he was pronounced dead at the scene.


A local source said: “Asda is one of the busiest supermarkets in the town but there is hardly ever any bother so this was shocking to see.


“But it was obviously something serious because all of a sudden there were three ambulances and umpteen police cars outside the store.


“The poor guy collapsed and ambulance crews were working on him for quite a while but he didn’t make it."


“It’s so sad to think someone goes to their work and doesn’t come back.

“It must have been distressing for staff and customers and everyone is thinking about the poor man’s family.”


Police last night revealed the man’s passing was unexplained pending a post mortem examination.


An investigation into the circumstances is ongoing and a 37-year-old woman has been charged with assault.



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