[Ed. – Elsewhere in the wonderful world of fast food.]
Two fast food employees have been fired after one of them refused to serve a police officer who wanted to order food from the establishment.
The incident occurred at the Cook Out restaurant in Roxboro, North Carolina when Kenneth Horton, an army vet and veteran police officer, visited the chain restaurant and was denied service by the cashier.
“We’re saddened that an employee denied service to a police officer. We promote unity. The public here knows that. And, unfortunately, this incident has created a divide but it is only because of a small action that could have been avoided,” said Roxboro Police Chief David Hess when he sat down in an interview with ABC’s Raleigh-Durham station WTVD.
Word of Horton’s encounter at the Cook Out allegedly spread through Roxboro and on social media before it got back to senior level Cook Out employees. …