- Associated Press - Thursday, February 19, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police have arrested a man they say choked a convenience store employee after she said his food order could not be prepared the way he wanted.

It happened about 2:30 a.m. Thursday at a Wawa on Beaverbrook Plaza. Troopers say a man ordered food from the deli, but an employee told him it could not be made the way he wanted.

Officers say the man threw of display stand at the employee, went behind the counter and choked the employee before throwing her to the ground.

Authorities say the man drove away, but was stopped by troopers who were on patrol.

Thirty-six-year-old Terron Reed of Bear was charged with strangulation, DUI and other offenses.

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