Egg Sale Causes Ruckus, Fight at Chinatown Walgreens

Elderly women spar over .99-cent eggs.

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    "Hundreds" of elderly women descended on a San Francisco Walgreens on Tuesday to do battle over deeply-discounted eggs, according to the San Francisco Examiner.

    Walgreens dropped jaws by offering up cartons of a dozen eggs for the rock-bottom price of 99 cents per dozen, the newspaper reported. But fisticuffs ensued when the sale proved so popular that the store ran out -- leading the remaining shoppers to scuffle over the last few cartons.

    Police told the newspaper that about 20 agitated shoppers were "fighting over" what was left of the egg stock upon their arrival at 8 a.m. Tuesday, the newspaper reported.

    No injuries were reported and no police report was filed.

    Chaos and conflict were settled a few hours later when a truck delivered more eggs, the newspaper reported.