NEWTON, Kan. — A Taco Bell employee in Kansas was fired after writing an insult on a cop’s order.
The officer and his fiance said when they received their order Saturday night, they found the word “PIG” written on some of their food.
According to KAKE, the couple said they believe the message referred to the officer’s work in law enforcement.
The officer called and spoke to a manager who said they could bring the tacos back and have them remade.
“I advised her that we were both working and that wasn’t an option,” the couple told KAKE. “She then said she would leave a note to refund our money and get the food remade.”
Later, the company issued an apology and fired the worker.
Jeff Graves, the senior director of operations for Taco Bell, also reached out to the couple.
“We’ve of course apologized to him, all the Newton Police officers and, in fact, everyone in the community,” Graves told KAKE. “In fact, I’ve even met with the lieutenant with the Newton Police Department this morning, and we’re even going to plan a community event working with the Newton Police officers within the next week just to show our support for the officers and the community.”