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Man punches restaurant employee after being served cold French fries

By Mason White 4:55 PM December 21, 2016
Tavares Jones 

By: Feng Qian
A man who was angry for being served cold French fries, retaliated against a restaurant worker by punching her, according to police in Florida.

St. Augustine police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Tavares Jones, after being accused of assaulting a Steak n’ Shake employee on Thursday.

Jones was charged with one count of battery. He was booked into the St. Johns County Jail, and his bail has been set at $1,500.

According to the criminal complaint, Jones approached the drive-thru of the Steak n’ Shake restaurant on Thursday morning, and ordered fries.

When he received a cold batch of fries, Jones ordered new chips and some ketchup from the restaurant. He then threw the cold fries back at the employee.

The employee said that Jones got very angry and demanded that she come out and fight him. He also reached through the window and punched her in the arm.

Police noticed that the woman had a bruise on her arm. The employee admitted to retaliating against Jones by throwing ice and ketchup packets at him.

Jones claimed that the employee called him a n****r. A witness at the scene corroborated the claims of the employee.