NYC Deli Clerk Suffers Broken Jaw in Avocado Attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx deli clerk has a broken jaw after two men hurled avocados at him during a dispute caught on security video.

The 21-year-old victim, who also suffered a severely bruised eye, underwent surgery on his jaw Friday.

The video shows the clerk grabbing his head after an avocado hits him. Another worker tries to dodge the produce projectiles.

Police say the customers erupted in anger when there was confusion over their food order. The clerk moved to eject them and the scene turned violent.

The attack happened on Memorial Day and police released the video Tuesday in hopes of finding the two men.