BRIDGEPORT -- A local store owner is suing a church-run food pantry, claiming it's hurting his business.
When Emmanuel Dieujuste opened his small store, Convenience Brand Grocery Store, at the corner of Stratford Avenue and Hewitt Street last October, he said his landlord promised he would not have any competition in the same building. But two months later, the Apostolic Ark Pentecostal Church opened its free food pantry in the storefront next door.
"Other than tobacco products, they are giving away for free everything I am selling," Dieujuste complained. "Since they opened, my business is way down."
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The store window says "Food stamps accepted" so he's willing to profit off poverty. But the Church pantry window says "Open 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM Sautrdays. So the pantry is open 3 1/2 hours a week but this twit is suing them?