Moment worker smashes hundreds of wine bottles in blind rage caught on camera
Police were called after a 25-year-old shop worker in Argentina smashed up hundreds of wine bottles on hearing she had been fired from her job.
¡Relatos salvajes NIVEL DIOS! Evelin Roldán fue despedida de un supermercado chino de #Rafaela . Cuando fue a pedir explicaciones y ante la negativa de sus exjefes, enfureció y destrozó la góndola de vinos. #Video #Policiales pic.twitter.com/KgHrNxrVhZ
— POLICIALESONLINE (@PolicialesON) June 15, 2022
Evelin Roldán said that she could “barely contain her rage” at being let go from her job at Polo Supermarket in Rafaela, Argentina, on Monday, smashing up hundreds of wine bottles on her way out, according to The Sun.
Police were called to the scene, and the 25-year-old ex-employee was later arrested.
Roldán began pulling bottles of wine to the floor where they shattered following a heated discussion with her employers.
In a statement obtained by local media, Roldán defended her actions and explained that she had fallen into a “state of rage” following mistreatment by her employers.
She said she was “blinded by anger, anger at the injustices I experienced inside, accepting the mistreatment, the challenges, being put down, and even ‘slaps’ or insults”.
She claimed to have been dismissed “without justification” by one of the store owners.
Roldán, who can be seen in an eight second video smashing hundreds of wine bottles on the ground, hoped to “tell the other side of the conflict as [her employers] did when they sent videos and incomplete information, pretending to be totally unaware of what happened”.
The 25-year-old can be seen tipping bottles from the shelf onto the floor, surrounded by broken glass and puddles of red wine, as the person holding the camera screams.
The ex-shop worker claimed that prior to this incident she had been “a good employee, respectful, always available because from cleaning floors to cutting cold cuts or serving a box I did it with great enthusiasm”. She later admitted that her actions in smashing the wine bottles were “wrong”.
Roldán has vowed to seek legal action against her ex-employers for their alleged mistreatment of her.