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Woman arrested for using her hands to take food at salad bar

By Mason White 9:41 AM May 17, 2015
Lori Denette Waltman 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman was arrested for refusing to use tongs at a salad bar.

Police in Oregon, were called to a restaurant after a customer repeatedly refused to stop using her hands to get food at the salad bar.

49-year-old Lori Denette Waltman is accused of throwing the tongs used to pick up food at an employee after she was asked to use the utensil.

The staff member was hit in the neck by the tongs.

The bizarre incident occurred at Tecos Fresh Mexican Food restaurant in Portland.

When police responded to the scene and attempted to arrest Waltman on charges of aggravated harassment, she allegedly spat in the face of an officer.