What to Know
- Police are looking for a woman captured on video smashing a chair into the window of a Popeye's restaurant in New York City, shattering it
- Employees say she was angry that her $4 Wicked Good Deal didn't come with a soft drink
- Anyone with information is asked to contact NYPD
Police are looking for a woman captured on surveillance video smashing the front window of a Popeyes restaurant with a chair, apparently angry because her $4 Wicked Good Deal didn't come with a soft drink.
It happened at a Popeyes on Forest Avenue in Staten Island Sunday, according to the NYPD. Security video shows the woman flipping off employees, then picking up a sign and throwing it. Finally, she uses a chair to smash a window.
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An employee who didn't want to be identified told News 4 the customer was drunk, and angry because the $4 Wicked Good Deal didn't come with a soda. Employees tried to explain that the deal includes an order of Wicked Chicken strips plus a side, a buttermilk biscuit and dipping sauce, but does not include a soft drink. They told her she was confused and may have been thinking of Wendy's $4 meal deal, but she was so irate she couldn't be reasoned with, the employee said.
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"Hopefully they find her, I don't want her in this store," the employee said.
The NYPD is asking for help identifying the woman, last seen wearing a pink bandana, black jacket and jeans. Police think she's an adult between 18 and 25, though the tantrum she threw over a soda suggests otherwise.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.