North Carolina residents rushed to stack up on food, water, toilet paper and other necessities as ‘monster’ Hurricane Florence is set to touchdown in the state early this weekend. A rowdy crowd was shown in a Facebook video shared by an employee from the supermarket off Glenn School Road in Durham Tuesday pushing one another and shouting as they hurried around the store to gather their supplies.
Police officers were even spotted making their rounds around the Walmart to ensure the safety of shoppers. One officer is seen restraining a young boy as another shopper drops several bottles of water. Florence became a dangerous Category 3 hurricane Wednesday afternoon before it downgraded to a Category 2 Wednesday night with winds at 110mph. More than 1.7 million people were warned to evacuate and get out of the way of the ‘life-threatening’ storm’s path. READ MORE