Two irate Popeyes clients in New York City allegedly battered a person with a “wet floor” signal after a verbal dispute, in line with a video of the incident.
The video confirmed the 24-year-old sufferer contained in the Bronx quick meals joint round 10:20 p.m. on Saturday having a dispute with a lady about who was subsequent in line.
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After the dispute, the girl — who was sporting a protracted, black wig, a dark-colored coat, and sun shades —appeared within the video speaking to a different man.
That man, wearing all purple, then allegedly punched the sufferer within the head.
The video then confirmed each suspects beating up the sufferer as staff dove over-the-counter to interrupt up the brawl.
The brawl then moved additional away from the counter, the place the girl could possibly be seen hitting the sufferer with a “wet floor” signal.
The suspects then allegedly took $150 from the sufferer earlier than fleeing the scene, the New York Post reported.
The girl got here again to the Popeyes with out her coat and wig to choose up her to-go order earlier than taking off with the opposite suspect in a black, four-door sedan, police stated.
The sufferer suffered a reduce above his proper eye and swelling and ache to his head. He was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital in secure situation.
Both suspects are nonetheless at massive as of Thursday.
This isn’t the primary time a brawl has damaged out at a Popeyes.
In August 2019, clients at a Temecula, California, Popeyes drive-thru received right into a verbal spat over wait instances to get their meals earlier than their fight grew to become bodily. Police broke up the battle, however none of them confronted prices as a result of no one wished to press prices.