Police say that two soft drink workers, one representing Pepsi (David Paulina, 42) and one representing Coca-Cola (Robert Koscho, 48) “tried to run each other over with pallets full of soda bottles” at a Pennsylvania Walmart. The violence escalated outside the store, and the Coke rep ended up with a broken nose.
As Koscho left the store, police said, Paulina called him over and punched him three times in the face, breaking Koscho’s nose and giving him a black eye.
“As the victim left the store, the suspect came over and got into a physical confrontation with him and struck him a few times,” said Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Jeanne Martin. “He hit him in the face, gave him a black eye and broke his nose.”
A Coca-Cola representative told WTAE Channel 4 Action News that the fight started over shelf space in the aisles of the store.
It’s all corn syrup, gentlemen. No need to break someone’s nose.
The Pepsi worker has been fired.
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