The teenager stated she doesn’t perceive why nobody on the restaurant stepped in to assist her after the brawl began.
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Baton Rouge teenager is recovering after she was attacked whereas making an attempt to implement social distancing insurance policies on the Chili’s the place she labored.
Kelsy Wallace, 17, instructed WBRZ-TV that the assault occurred Sunday after she refused to seat a big group of about 13 folks at a single desk, which is towards the corporate’s COVID-19 insurance policies.
“My common supervisor tells us we’re not supposed to sit down a desk over six due to the coronavirus,” Wallace stated.
Wallace stated she sat six folks at one desk, however she couldn’t seat the remainder of the celebration as a result of there was nonetheless greater than six folks. She stated the group grew to become more and more upset and tried to get her supervisor. That’s when she was attacked, Baton Rouge police say.
“She pushed me. And when she pushed me, all I knew was to push her again. I reacted. That is when her and her daughters, all of them got here. And so they’re grown ladies. I am 17-years-old. They’re like, 20, 30, and the lady that pushed me regarded like she was 40. So I am standing there, they’re on me, beating me. I am standing there making an attempt to hit them, making an attempt to get all of them off me. And the girl, she takes a moist ground signal and slams it in my eye. And I had blood dashing in every single place,” Wallace stated.
Wallace, along with her face coated in blood, was in a position to get to the again of the restaurant. Police later arrived after the group left in separate automobiles.
Wallace stated she needed to go to the emergency room the place 5 stitches had been positioned above her eye. She says the attackers ripped a few of her hair out, making a bald spot on her head.
“As I am laying on the mattress, this retains replaying in my head. I could not consider that. I could not consider I am making an attempt to work and this occurred to me,” Wallace stated.
She stated she doesn’t perceive why nobody on the restaurant stepped in to assist her after the brawl began.
“The managers allow them to stroll out. Like, how y’all allow them to go away like that? I imply, they may have locked the doorways till the police got here,” Wallace stated.
Wallace instructed WBRZ that she remains to be employed by the restaurant however doesn’t plan on returning.
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