Shocking moment shopper 'knocked out' in queue for new Nike JordansFebruary 13, 2023
Shocking moment shopper ‘knocked out cold’ as tempers flare outside trainer shop releasing the latest Nike Jordans
- Customers queued outside Size? on Market Street, Manchester for the shoes
- A fight broke out allegedly over sales of the Air Jordan 4 SE Craft Photon Dust
This is the shocking moment a shopper was allegedly ‘knocked out cold’ after violence broke out outside a trainer shop in Manchester releasing the latest Nike Jordans.
Tempers flared in the queue outside Size? on Market Street as customers eagerly awaited the first day of sales for the new Air Jordan 4 SE Craft Photon Dust.
Customers were in the queue long before opening time at 9am on Saturday in a bid to be the first to get hold of the much sought-after sneakers, the Manchester Evening News reported.
Many had shown up the evening before to reserve a slot in the queue and staff had handed out tickets to confirm people’s place in the line.
But once more people joined the queue, a fight appeared to break out.
Tempers flared in the queue outside Size? on Market Street as customers eagerly awaited the first day of sales for the new Air Jordan 4 SE Craft Photon Dust
The video footage shows a crowd gathering outside the shop as swearing can be heard.
One man wearing a blue top is pursued by others before falling to the ground.
It appears he is kicked in the head in the clip and the MEN was told that the man was knocked out cold.
The Manchester Evening News was told that no one was robbed and the attack was not racially motivated.
Nike Air Jordans – which are named after basketball legend Michael Jordan – have been a very popular brand of basketball shoe for over 30 years
In 2018 Nike gained $2.9billion in revenue from the Jordan brand.
Regular releases of new styles and colours ensure their enduring popularity with fans and are often worn by Jordan, 59, himself.
This is the shocking moment a shopper was allegedly ‘knocked out cold’ after violence broke out
Many customers showed up to Size? on Market Street (file image) to reserve a spot in the queue the next day
The latest Air Jordans retail from £275 and consist of a suede body with a leather base layer
The latest shoes retail from £275 and consist of a suede body with a leather base layer.
Size? says it stocks products ‘not readily available’ in other high street retailers, offering ‘coveted’ and ‘exclusive’ launches from brands such as Nike, The North Face and Vans.
No details of any assault had been reported to Greater Manchester Police as of early this evening.
A Size spokesperson said: ‘We do not condone violence of any kind, but at this stage we can’t comment further.’
MailOnline has also contacted Greater Manchester Police for comment.
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