Shopper in Australia supermarket pulls knife on another shopper over toilet paper

It has come to this.

Belmont Lay | March 04, 2020, 08:55 PM

A shopper in Australia allegedly pulled a knife on another shopper during an argument over toilet paper at a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney.

A New South Wales Police spokeswoman said officers were alerted and dispatched to the scene to deal with a "disturbance" at the Westfield Parramatta store about 1.30pm on Wednesday, March 4.

A Woolworths worker said a man and a woman fought over toilet paper and one of them was carrying a knife

At least six police officers were at the scene.

A woman was seen being spoken to.

No one was injured, police said.

Daily Mail reported a a witness to the incident saying that the situation happened very quickly and was resolved in a short time: "There was a fight over toilet paper - you could hear a commotion coming from down the end aisle."

"There was a knife pulled and the people started running around."

"It was all over in a few moments, security were here and police came and talked to a woman."

Local media reported authorities had cordoned off the toilet paper shelves as a result.

Woolworths, the country’s biggest supermarket chain, restricted sales of the essential product to four packs per shopper to help shore up stock levels while suppliers ramp up local production.