DANIA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman is accused of pulling a knife and threatening a man who complained after she farted loudly in a Dollar General checkout line.
Shanetta Yvette Wilson, 37, of Dania Beach, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to Broward County jail records. She remained in jail Wednesday in lieu of $2,500 bond.
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A Broward County Sheriff's Office complaint affidavit, obtained by the Miami Herald, said that Wilson was in line at a Dania Beach Dollar General Sunday evening when she passed gas.
John Walker, the customer next to her in line, got into an argument with her about her "farting loudly," the affidavit said.
The court document stated that Wilson pulled a knife from her purse, "opened the knife and told the victim she was going to 'gut' him," the Herald reported.
Walker told police officers he became afraid he would be stabbed when Wilson pulled back the hand holding the knife as though she would stab him with it, the document said.
The Herald reported that after Walker called 911, officers found Wilson a few blocks away and took her into custody.
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