KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) - Two people were arrested after a food fight with an employeeoccurred outside a drive-thru window and escalated into a physicalaltercation in the restaurant.
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers received a callaround 12:17 p.m. Saturday about a large fight at the Wendy'srestaurant, 2814 Portage Road. They arrived and "encountered a louddisturbance between unsatisfied customers and frustrated employeesinside the business," according to a release from police.
The incident started when four customers in a vehicle were angrywith an employee at the drive-thru window. The customers toldpolice there was a discrepancy between the food they ordered andthe food that was put in the bags.
Tempers flared between the two parties involved, resulting inthe customers throwing beverages, hamburgers and fries through thedrive-thru window, hitting the employee inside, police said.
The employee threw beverages, ketchup and fries back at thecustomers' vehicle.
Two of the customers in the vehicle then went into therestaurant and began fighting with employees, in which punches andchairs were thrown, police said.
Those two customers were arrested on charges of assault andexcessive noise.
One of those two faces one charge of assault and battery and onecharge of disturbing the peace by the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor'sOffice.
Felicia Charmaine Williams was arraigned Monday indistrict court. She remains free on bond.
No new court date has been set for Williams.
An employee received minor injuries during the fight.
Wendy's employees told police the incident stemmed from acommunication breakdown that could have been easily rectified hadthe customers been civil.
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