*Needless to say, the Five Guys restaurant chain is not thrilled about a fracas that broke out at their Miami Beach location. Reps from the company are calling the brawl “simply unacceptable.”
It’s not clear what sparked the fight, but video shows a female patron and several employees involved . Dozens of customers were inside the store when it happened, many recording the incident with their cellphones.
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According to a witness, the woman was being loud and drunk, but didn’t get physical. The employees hit her with cups and then things started to escalate.
Cellphone video of the fight was posted to Facebook Monday afternoon. It generated more than 1,000 shares and more than 300 comments.
Five Guys area supervisor Tina Holley released the following statement to NBC 6 via email:
“The actions displayed in this video are simply unacceptable. We are working with the franchise owner to do a full investigation and ensure appropriate disciplinary actions are taken.
Miami Beach police said they didn’t receive any calls to their dispatch center from the location over the fight.”
And even though Miami Beach police said they never received any calls regarding the fight, the department’s Ernesto Rodriguez made the following comment:
“Safety is our number one priority. As always, anyone who witnesses any sort of criminal activity or disturbance is urged to call police immediately.”