Two customers in South Carolina brutally attacked a Chipotle employee after telling one of them that he would be charged extra for a chicken meal.
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A Chipotle employee was pinned down and severely beaten by two unruly customers who told him he would be charged extra for the chicken.
Jamel Bernard Williams, 36, and Kayla Nicole Pyle, 34, committed a brutal assault on an unidentified employee at an Indian Land Chipotle on Dec. 10, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office. is being indicted on charges of.
The suspects, both from Charlotte, North Carolina, allegedly arrived at the restaurant chain around 9 p.m. when Pry placed her order and asked for more chicken to be added to her meal.
The 20-year-old Chipotle employee then told Mr. Pry that there would be an additional charge for the extra protein, which led to a verbal argument between the two, Queens City News reported.
The upset employee chose to leave work early due to the altercation, but on his way home the confrontation quickly turned violent.
According to police, as the employee was leaving the restaurant, Williams burst into the restaurant through a side door and attacked the employee.
Video obtained by the outlet shows Williams, who is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 300 pounds, pushing the employee to the floor and persistently pulling the woman’s hair as customers yelled at the giant to stop. He allegedly threw her around.
The disturbing video shows Williams looming over the tiny worker and appearing to stomp on her as she huddled for protection on the ground.
As the attack continued, Pyle allegedly ran over and punched the worker in the head.
Police said Williams and Pry fled the scene with the male juvenile.
The Chipotle employee was injured in the workplace assault and sought medical treatment for himself, but the extent of his injuries is unknown, police said.
The relationship between Williams, Pyle, and the teenage boy is unknown.
A piece of Williams’ hair was found at the scene and evidence was submitted for analysis.
Deputies said Williams and Pyle were identified with the help of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers.
“We do not know what was said between Pyle and the victim, but the victim was walking home when Mr. Williams chased her from behind and attacked her in the dining room of a restaurant,” Sheriff Barry Feil said in a statement Friday. ” he said. .
“The assault was completely unwarranted. We hope the victim recovers from his injuries. We appreciate the assistance we received from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in identifying Mr. Williams and Mr. Pyle. I urge you to turn yourself in and submit to the justice system in this matter.”
Arrest warrants were issued for both Williams and Pry on Wednesday, police said.
Williams is charged with first-degree assault and battery, and Pyle is charged with second-degree assault and battery.
The village of Indian Land is located on the North and South Carolina border, approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Charlotte.
An Ohio woman who threw a burrito bowl in the face of a Chipotle employee earlier this month has been sentenced to working at least 20 hours a week at the Chipotle restaurant for two months.
“Why would you react like this when the burrito bowl wasn’t to your taste?” Parma Municipal Court Judge Timothy Gilligan asked Rosemary Hayne before sentencing her to work at a restaurant. I told you.