SACRAMENTO(CBS13) — Edith Baralles says she was attacked and harassed while just doing her job, selling snacks in a neighborhood near Franklin and 12th.
“They started taking everything from my basket, my cart,” Baralles said, speaking through an interpreter.READ MORE: Police Investigating After Man Shot In Stockton
We’re blurred Edith and neighbors in the video for their safety after they told CBS13 they’ve been getting threats since the video has gone viral.
The video shows a group of people yelling at Edith. One person helps themselves to a cup of juice then another kicks the cart over.
Edith says the group began harassing her, claiming they were short an item that she says wasn’t paid for.READ MORE: Man Suspected Of 2017 Lodi Shooting Arrested In Tulare County
“Even though they were being filmed they didn’t care and they still kept harassing me,” Baralles said.
Customers, including Loretta Campos, are in shock saying an attack on any street vendor is wrong.
“Everybody needs to make a living and I think it’s wrong for people just to come in and destroy people with what they are trying to build up in their life for their families,” Campos said.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old DUI Suspect Arrested After Deadly Crash In Tuolumne County
Police did respond to the incident and say what happened remains under investigation. They say theft charges could be filed.