A customer who felt slighted by the servers at a Texas restaurant decided to turn it into a jumbo problem.
The woman, eating at a Haltom City establishment, apparently called police when she wasn't given extra shrimp she requested with her shrimp fried rice order.( Tue Apr 07 13:30:14 PDT 2009 $__output )
"We get a various range of 911 calls, but this pretty much took the cake," Cpl. Cody Phillips said.
An officer arrived at the restaurant after the upset woman called police around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. The woman and her boyfriend had left the restaurant before police arrived.
Lee said she never expected someone would call the police.
"Some customers are happy," she said. "Some are not."
Alexander Kim, an attorney for the restaurant, said there's no way to please everyone.
"Bottom line is, you can't make everyone happy," Kim said. "No matter how hard you try, there are going to be people who are not satisfied."
Haltom City police said they believe it is the first time in the city's history that someone has called 911 to complain about a meal.
And while it may be comical, it's not illegal, investigators said.
"It was abuse of the system, nothing against the law," Phillips said.
To warrant charges, the caller would have to obscene, abusive or remain silent, police said.