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Quentin Lipscomb (right image: Photo of scene provided by WSOC)

GASTONIA, N.C. – An intoxicated man is accused of jumping over the counter at a North Carolina McDonald’s restaurant and causing thousands of dollars of damage.

The Gaston Gazette reported that Quentin Lamar Lipscomb, 37, of Gastonia, faces charges of assault on a government official, assault and battery, injury to personal property and intoxicated and disruptive.

Police responded to the incident at about 7 p.m. Thursday at a McDonald’s in Gastonia.

The suspect is accused of causing more than $4,500 in damage and causing the restaurant to lose more than $800 in food.

He also allegedly damaged a cookie stand and shouted insults and profanity at customers and employees.

The suspect was allegedly walking through the drive-thru when officers arrived. The assault on a government official charge comes after he allegedly tried to bite the arm of an officer.

There is no word on a motive. The suspect was jailed on a $50,000 bond and had court Friday.