Two women who tried to pay for ice cream with food stamps showed a gun and threw a milkshake in a clerk’s face when the card was declined.
Police were called to United Dairy Farmers in response to a possible robbery.
Two clerks said a group of women tried to pay for two ice cream cones and three milkshakes using an Electronic Benefit Transfer card. After the EBT card was repeatedly declined, the clerk said they still needed to pay for the ice cream. One woman then tried to leave with her milkshake, saying she was going to retrieve the other ice creams from members of her party who had gone outside, according to a Dayton police report.
When two clerks confronted the woman about “stolen ice cream,” a second woman lifted up her shirt and displayed the handle of a gun in her waistband. The first woman threw her milkshake in a clerk’s face before they fled in a car headed toward Main Street, the report stated.
Police reviewed surveillance video. However, it didn’t show the gun incident, which clerks said was obscured from the camera’s view.
No arrests have been made.