BEAVERTON, Ore. – Police arrested a Beaverton man who they said cut in line and punched a man in the face outside a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving.
Carlos Gil-Medina, 18, was drunk when he punched a 54-year-old man, police said. The two were in line for an early Black Friday sale.
It happened outside the Best Buy store on Southwest Cascade Avenue at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
Police said Gil-Medina was cutting in front of people at the front of the line when the victim asked him to leave. Gil-Medina then punched him in the face, according to Beaverton Police spokesman Mike Rowe.
The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital for stitches to close a cut on his face.
Gil-Medina was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail, where he faces charges of assault, disorderly conduct and giving false information to a police officer.
Police said the incident is a good reminder to be patient during the holiday shopping season.