Nanaimo RCMP are on the lookout for a lady who allegedly threw a cup of sizzling espresso on an worker at a McDonald’s drive-thru.
The incident occurred on the Terminal Park location Tuesday, shortly after 11 a.m.
“It’s excessive. The worker might have been injured and it’s fairly a egocentric gesture,” mentioned Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman.
He mentioned investigators are reviewing sprint cam video that was turned over to them, which confirmed footage of the suspect throwing the contents of the espresso cup by one of many restaurant drive-thru home windows. There have been additionally a number of witnesses to the incident and police are assured they may have the ability to discover the individual accountable.
“Our understanding is the person was upset about having the unsuitable beverage supplied by the McDonald’s … and determined to throw the espresso at one of many staff,” he mentioned. “It was uncalled for and will have brought about severe accidents.”
O’Brien mentioned the worker splashed by the espresso is a longtime male worker of the restaurant who was not injured and continued on along with his shift following the incident.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian girl with lengthy brown hair, 40 to 50 years outdated with a medium construct.
The lady might face fees of assault if she is discovered.
Anybody with details about the suspect’s id is requested to name the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.