A mom treating her family to ice cream at a Des Moines, Iowa, McDonald’s witnessed a brawl inside the restaurant and captured it on her phone.
Amanda Garland Graves of Ankeny, Iowa, was sitting in the drive-thru with her husband and children when she saw a customer become belligerent with employees inside.
“I heard screaming and ranting from this lady, so I was going to record her to show how crazy people get at fast food,” she told The Star on Monday “Then it just escalated a lot quicker than I expected. The manager was on the phone with the police when the woman attacked.”
According to KCCI Television, the incident began when the customer wasn’t getting her McChicken sandwiches served quickly enough.
Once the food is delivered, the video shows her tossing the food back at the manager. She is seen climbing over the counter and hitting the employee. Eventually, the woman and the two men she was with leave.
Graves said Monday that she was still a little surprised at the response to her video, which has gone viral.
“Well, it started out my kids had been really good all day, so I decided to treat them to McDonald’s ice cream,” she said. “I never knew it would go this far.”