Atlanta police said a McDonald’s employee ran away after attacking a customer with a chair and then pouring grease on him.
Officers were dispatched to the restaurant at 1105 Northside Drive about 11:15 p.m. Sunday, Atlanta police spokesman Jarius Daugherty said.
The victim told police he was in a verbal altercation with an employee. He said he and the store manager had gone outside to speak about the incident when the employee approached them and attacked him with a chair, according to Daugherty.
The man said he was able to get the chair away from the employee. That’s when the employee went back inside the restaurant, got grease and poured it on him, the victim told police.
The victim said he ran to his car and called police, and the employee shattered his windshield with a metal object. Then, the employee ran away.
The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. His condition is unclear.
An investigation is ongoing.
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