Police at the Jersey Shore are searching for two men who they say attacked McDonald’s employees after a dispute about a drive-thru order.
Authorities say the attack happened at a Berkeley Township McDonald’s around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Police say two men on foot banged on the drive-thru window door after receiving their food and confronted the 19-year-old manager.
According to police, the suspects, who were complaining about their food, refused the manager’s offer to give them a refund the following day because the store was closed. That’s when one of the men threw his bag of food in the manager’s face and grabbed him through the window.
Police say the manager’s hand was caught in the door when he tried closing the window after getting punched in the face. Authorities say another employee, age 21, was slashed on his wrist when he confronted the two men near their car.
The manager was treated for a broken wrist and the second employee needed stitches.
An investigation is ongoing. Police have not released a description of the suspects.
Anyone with information can anonymously contact the Berkeley Township Police Department Tip Line at 732-341-1132 x611.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.