Angry McDonald’s patron throws burgers at restaurant manager

A bag full of hamburgers was the weapon of choice for a McDonald's customer who became agitated when his meal wasn't hot enough.

Bag full of hamburgers whipped at MacDonald's restaurant manager.

A bag full of hamburgers was the weapon of choice for a McDonald’s customer Friday night who became agitated when his meal wasn’t hot enough.

Saanich police were called to the McDonald’s restaurant at Shelbourne Street and Cedar Hill X Road after the man began causing a scene inside the fast food restaurant.

He had ordered six hamburgers via the drive-thru, but entered the restaurant when he found his food wasn’t to his satisfaction.

The restaurant’s staff cooked up six more burgers for the unhappy customer, but the man spat out his first bite of the freshly cooked food and hurled the bag of burgers at the manager.

“This dispute over the temperature of some hamburgers resulted in charges of assault, for throwing the bag, and also causing a disturbance,” said Sgt. Dean Jantzen.

A 45-year-old Saanich resident was arrested and released with a future court date.

The McDonald’s manager did not suffer any physical injuries from being struck by the bag of burgers.

kslavin@saanichnews.com

Just Posted

Stolen Bentley found in Summerland

The car has been recorded going the wrong way on the Coquihalla, found two days later

UPDATE: Missing: 12-year-old girl found

Victora police say missing youth has been found and is safe

The blind lead the blind at the Pacific Training Centre

Centre specializes in teaching visually impaired people everyday skills to live an independent life

Fewer Greater Victoria residents collecting EI benefits

The number of local EI recipients dropped by 5.5 per cent from January 2018 to January 2019

Sidney woman hosts charity shabby-chic furniture sale

Upcycled and refurbed furniture sells to benefit the Alzheimer’s Society of BC and Crohn’sColitis Canada

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Late-season wave of the flu makes its round in B.C.

BC Centre for Disease Control reported 50 per cent jump in flu cases in first weeks of March

Tofino’s housing crisis causing some to seek shelter at the local hospital

Tofino’s housing crisis is pushing the town’s ‘hidden homeless’ population into the forefront.

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

Wildlife activists slam B.C. business, clubs for ‘wolf-whacking’ contests

Chilcotin Guns, Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club and West Kootenay Outdoorsmen Club under fire

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask., that Sidhu’s remorse and guilty plea were mitigating factors

Vancouver Island motorists attempted CPR on victim in fatal Highway 4 crash

Collision took place west of Whiskey Creek; man in his 70s died

POLL: When do you think the next major earthquake will hit Vancouver Island?

According to seismologists, Vancouver Island is overdue for a magnitude 7 earthquake.… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Wanted List for the week of March 19

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Most Read