Shocking footage has emerged of a woman throwing things at McDonald’s employees through the drive-thru window, as the late-night order escalated into a violent rampage.
The tense confrontation at a US McDonald’s store was posted to social media by Cameron Frandsen, who witnessed the ordeal unfold.
“Why would someone embarrass themselves this much?” he wrote in the caption.
The video, which shows the woman angrily swearing at employees before reaching into the window and grabbing things to throw at staff, has racked up more than a million views on TikTok and hundreds of shares on Facebook.
“I just felt so bad for the workers. They don’t get paid enough for that,” Mr Frandsen told local news outlet ABC57.
“It’s just one of those things where you need to be the bigger person in that situation. They said they waited in line for like 40 minutes and were understaffed, and at that point it’s like alright well you can always go to a different McDonald’s or fast-food place.”
In a statement, McDonald's CEO/Operator, Harry Smith, said the safety and security of staff and customers are top priority.
“We do not tolerate this type of behavior toward our crew. The supervisor on duty called local law enforcement immediately to report the incident and we’re thankful to them for their quick response. The customer in the video has apologised to the crew members involved in this incident.”
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