Homehttps://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/UShttps://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/A grocery store operator says women have to return to their country in a videoconference
A grocery store operator says women have to return to their country in a videoconference
Caroline Buitron told a CNN classmate WBBM that she and her cousins had boarded their bicycles on Tuesday when a bicycle broke near Buky's snack shop in Pennsylvania, Illinois. "At first it seemed she was trying to be friendly," she told the WBBM.
Buitron told the WBBM that the cashier then questioned the legal status of his two cousins waiting outside. And she's like "no, they're my cousins, they come from Mexico."
This part of the incident is not visible in the clips that were posted on Facebook on Tuesday and quickly won hundreds of thousands of views.
One video begins with a cousin who has not been identified, saying something to two women about "people without papers."
He points to his chest and says, "I am an American."
One of the women asks, "What's your problem?"
"It's illegal," said the official who led.
Then he asked the woman, "Are you a citizen?"
"Yes," the woman replied, then repeatedly asked, "What's your problem?" they told you to return to Mexico; to speak Spanish in a fast-food restaurant in Florida "data-src-mini =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/1
" Do not you know the rules?" the secretary asked.
The argument got hot and one of the women threatened to call the police.
"ICE will come," said the clerk.
Dozens of people protested in front of the store on Wednesday.
Buchanan Energy, which owns Buky's store, issued a statement Thursday, saying the employee is no longer working for
"A social video has been published in the last few hours of a social media showing a guest in a confrontation with a customer "This partner's comments do not reflect the core values of Buky's convenience stores, we understand this issue seriously, and we strive to ensure that all customers are respectful
" After our internal investigation, the employee is no longer working for the company. "
CNN tried to identify the cashier to ask for a comment, but his former employer, Buchanan Energy, would not provide his information
Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico issued a statement Wednesday hate
"I'm aware of the video that spreads in social media about an incident that has recently happened at a gas station in Naperville. Our police office in Naperville has been browsing the video and looking at it.
"Let me be quite clear: Hate does not have a home here in Naperville, and honestly speaking, this type of behavior has no place in society as a whole, and attachment to each other is an important component of the global citizen and I urge everyone in our community to show kindness, compassion, and respect for which our people are known, and that our world
Naperville Police said he had seen the incident
"Naperville Police has reviewed the social media video about an incident that happened to gasoline Anzio in Nepervil. We will continue to investigate the case, as well as to observe all related activities that occur in Naperville. "
CNN reached Carolina Buitron and other members of her family, but did not get a response