Netizens have been left with mouths agape after CCTV from a Penang sundry shop incident went viral this morning.
Malay-language daily Berita Harian writes that the altercation occurred in Bayan Lepas, Penang at 8:40am yesterday morning. Allegedly, the suspect became enraged over the fact that the shop assistant, a 29-year-old woman, sold him only two vats of oil, and not the three that he requested.
As per the video, the man can be seen exchanging stern words, and then suddenly raises his hand and strike the victim across her face and head.
The shop worker has also stated that the man threatened her, and attempted to coerce her into not making a police report.
Police are now searching for the suspect.