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Milwaukee Man Charged for Attacking Best Buy Employees

Suspect told victims President Obama "ordered" Best Buy to hire more black people.

A Milwaukee man is facing charges after he began beating up Best Buy employees because they didn’t give him a job even though he said President Barack Obama had “ordered” that “Best Buy needed to hire more black people.”

Woodrow W. Cain, 47, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Friday with three counts of battery and one count of disorderly conduct for attacking employees at Best Buy located at N95W16855 Richfield Way, Menomonee Falls. If convicted, he faces up to 30 months in prison and $31,000 in fines.

According to the criminal complaint, on July 30, Cain drove to the Best Buy and parked his Porsche in the walking area directly in front of the store’s doors and walked inside. After an employee told him he was illegally parked, Cain began asking loudly for all the managers in the store.

Cain then pushed the employee and punched him in the chest while shouting profanities. Another employee tried to help the one being attacked, but Cain grabbed the other man around the neck and began pushing him backwards while calling them “racists.”

Cain then choked a third man in the store, while claiming the president had ordered Best Buy to hire more black people.

The complaint states Cain had recently applied for a position at the store and were able to identify him by his application.

Cain is free from Waukesha County Jail on a $5,000 signature bond.

Steve August 11, 2011 at 10:13 PM
Charge him with a hate crime. Is this Obama's new economic plan to gain votes back in 12'?
Craig August 12, 2011 at 01:23 AM
@Nate: Welfare fraud? Come on dude. Obviously he wanted a job- badly, too bad he scewed up his chance at working anywhere for a few years- other than a chain gang. It is obvious there are some problems we haven't been told about this one yet. @Steve: I agree with the hate crime opinion. Had the races been reversed it certainly would qualify.
Craig August 12, 2011 at 01:26 PM
I know Nate- not everyone understands your humor though.
Awake! August 15, 2011 at 06:27 PM
@ Nate...I'm normally passive and patient, but when it comes to my family's safety there is a side of me that prolly my own wife has never seen before...the willingness to protect at any cost. So bring on the flash mobs, i got lots of salt pellets for my 12 gauges...but sticking to the story...if he needed cash that bad, shoulda sold the car, instead of playing the victim again. This problem is not with any particular race, it's an infestation of the mind that predominantly started mostly with the rise of generation X...
poop mcgee April 18, 2012 at 07:33 PM
this man beat up Kurt, punched TJ, but got stopped by the badass Simon.

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