Covid rage in the Sainsbury’s queue

A shopper pulled a knife on a terrified pensioner in a Covid rage row over his place in a Sainsbury’s queue during the first lockdown, a court heard. Carpenter Robert Gilmore, 53, claimed he was carrying the Stanley blade as a ‘tradesman’s tool’ when he brandished it at Simon Hewitt, 67, on 6 April. But an Old Bailey judge said he had used it to scare the ‘vulnerable’ victim when they crossed paths outside the supermarket in Shepherd’s Bush, west…

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