Woman threatened to kill Walmart worker over price of skateboard, police say

Palm Bay police arrest woman on battery charges


PALM BAY, Fla. – A 45-year-old woman was arrested on allegations of threatening to kill a Walmart sales associate over the price of a skateboard.

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Maria Desimone was arrested in the incident, which occurred December 20 at the Walmart at 1040 Malabar Road in Palm Bay.

According to police, the associate was assisting another customer when Desimone approached her and was upset about the price of a skateboard.  Desimone began cursing at the woman and swung the board as if she was going to hit her, police said.

The sales associate pointed her finger at Desimone, who then threatened to kill her, according to police.

The associate called for a manager, and Desimone went to her car and left the store, police said.

She was later arrested on battery charges.

No other details were released.

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