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Teen suspended from job after paying for officer’s brownie because customers called him racist for not giving them free treat

By Mason White 12:50 PM July 9, 2017
Zachary Randolph
Zachary Randolph
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A mother took the social media to express her anger when her son was suspended from his job for paying for an officer’s order.

18-year-old Zachary Randolph of Texas, was at Great American Cookies at the Katy Mills Mall, when an officer who worked as mall security, came in and ordered a cheesecake brownie.

Randolph said that he asked the police officer if he could pay the $2.75 for the cheesecake brownie and the officer accepted.

Randolph said that he did not use his customer discount, but he paid the entire amount from his own money.

A couple who was behind the officer and witnessed the kindness, demanded to get free treats as well.

When Randolph refused to pay for the couple and their daughter, the man became aggressive. A coworker got involved and stopped the man from attacking Randolph.

According to his mother Tami Randolph, the couple threatened to have Randolph fired for being a racist.

The next day, Randolph’s manager called him into the office and suspended him for a week because of the customers’ complaint.

After the mother’s social media post went viral, Great American Cookies Corporate announced that “after further review the company realized the employee was right” and was welcomed back to the store immediately.

They also added that they “proudly support Law Enforcement.”

Great American Cookies said that they have reached out to Randolph and to his mother to apologize over the incident.