WESTLAND, Mich. — An argument between a Michigan coffee shop worker and a customer ended with the customer having a cup of hot coffee thrown in his face, according to WDIV.
The incident at the Tim Horton’s on Wayne Road in Westland, Mich., was caught on camera.
In the video, the employee can be seen throwing a cup of hot coffee and Tim Bits donut holes at the customer.
According to the customer, the incident happened on Oct. 27. Since then, the customer has tried to contact Tim Horton’s about the incident but hasn’t received a response.
Now, he says he is responding with an attorney.
“It’s a felonious assault. He threw hot coffee, it struck him in the face. Not happy about it. No one should have coffee thrown on their face,” attorney Majed Moughni, who is representing the customer, told WDIV.
The customer claims he simply asked the employee to throw away an old cup of coffee and when she refused to do so, things got heated.
In the video, the employee tries to hand the customer a fresh cup of coffee, but he refuses it. As the customer starts to driving away, another employee begins throwing hot coffee and screaming racial slurs.
The customer then throws his cold coffee back at the employee.
Tim Horton’s released the following statement in response to the incident:
“Guest safety is of paramount concern to Tim Horton’s. We were aware of the incident in October and the franchisee has taken the appropriate steps to address the matter.”