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Video showing brawl in the deli aisle of an Orlando Publix goes viral

A video showing the brawl in the deli aisle of a Publix near Orlando was posted on YouTube. Since Monday it has gone viral with more than 260,000 views. [Screengrab from YouTube]
A video showing the brawl in the deli aisle of a Publix near Orlando was posted on YouTube. Since Monday it has gone viral with more than 260,000 views. [Screengrab from YouTube]
Published Jul. 15, 2015

An argument between a man and a pregnant woman escalated Monday after the woman's husband walked up to the man inside the Baldwin Park Publix grocery store and a fist fight ensued.

Orlando police on Wednesday released a report detailing the events leading up to the fight, which was captured on video by a witness. Since the incident, the video — showing the two men fighting near the deli aisle with Publix employees attempting to break it up — has gone viral with more than 260,000 views on YouTube.

"This is an unfortunate incident that occurred at the Baldwin Park Publix location and is currently under police investigation," Publix spokesman Dwaine Stevens said in an email Wednesday.

About 5:45 p.m. Monday, Edwin Colon tried to pull his vehicle into a parking space at the Publix off Meeting Place in Baldwin Park, according to the incident report. Meanwhile, a pregnant woman was loading her child into her vehicle.

Once the child was inside the car, according to Colon, the woman left her cart in the middle of the parking space he was attempting to park in. Colon asked the woman to move the cart so he could park his vehicle.

"The pregnant female then grabbed the cart and shook it and said to Colon, 'What do you want me to do with it?' " according to the report.

The woman began cursing at Colon, who also cursed at the woman.

When Colon went inside the store to purchase a sandwich at the deli, he was approached by the woman's husband, who pushed his face into Colon's face.

According to the report, Colon pushed the man out of his way and the man then tried to put Colon into a headlock.

"Colon was in fear of being injured and began to fight back," the report said. A Publix employee eventually separated the men, as seen on the video titled "Brawl in the deli aisle."