Over the years, a long list of brawls, fights, and scuffles have broken out at McDonald's locations around the country. Usually, the altercations are caused by rowdy customers. Last November, a fist-fight erupted at a drive-thru in Minnesota when a man tried to pay for a burger with a $100 bill, and earlier that same year a customer took a beating after jumping over a restaurant's counter. Now, in the most recently example of wild, irrational behavior to go down at a McDonald's, two employees appear to be the main culprits.
Last week, a brawl between two female co-workers at a location in South Carolina broke out, resulting in the arrest of 25-year-old Joslyn Cecile Steed, Fox 46 reported. Steed allegedly attacked Cassandra Alexander, 30, after the two had been arguing over whose turn it was to cooking the restaurant's apple pies. Alexander asked Steed to leave, saying that she would cover her shift, but Steed refused and reportedly escalated the altercation. The confrontation was filmed by a customer, Noah Smith, who had been ordering at the drive-thru when he heard yelling inside the restaurant.
Neither of the workers suffered any serious injuries, and McDonald's later supplied a brief statement on the incident.
"We take the care and safety of our employees very seriously and have zero tolerance for violence," a spokesperson for the company told WBTV. "At this time, we are cooperating fully with the police during their investigation into this matter."