- An Arby employee has been arrested after dumping hot grease on a customer on Saturday.
- An Arby spokesperson told Insider that the employee was taken into custody immediately and has since been fired.
- “Our thoughts are with the guest, and we are working to help support their recovery,” a spokesperson for Arby said.
An employee of Arby in Hueytown, Alabama was arrested Saturday after dumping hot grease on a customer, according to the Hueytown Police Department.
Officials arrived at the scene after a “report of an altercation between an employee and a customer,” the Whitetown Police Department wrote in Share on Facebook. Paramedics immediately arrived at the scene to treat the client, who suffered burns from hot grease thrown by the detained employee, according to the publication.
An Arby spokesperson told Insider in a statement that the employee has been fired and that the company is working with local law enforcement.
“The actions of the former employee of Hueytown, AL, were reprehensible,” the spokesperson said. “We have immediately terminated the perpetrator, and are cooperating with local authorities in their investigation. Our hearts are with the guest, and we are working to help support his recovery.”
to me local reportsThere were no other injuries and the victim was taken to UAB Hospital. The victim’s case has not yet been released.
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