Two North Carolina fast food workers were laid off after one of them refused to order a cop meal last week.
A cashier and manager at a Cook Out restaurant in Roxborough were canned after the cashier claims he would not have taken orders from Kenneth Horton, an Army veteran and Roxborough sergeant, according to ABC 11.
of a police officer, "said Roxborough Police Chief David Hess. "We promote unity. Unfortunately, it's all about a little action that could be avoided. "
Hess said the fast food chain took him to 86 at the box office.
" We did not contact the corporation directly and asked them to fire this employee, "he said.
The duty manager told the network that she had been fired, that she was no more attentive to Horton after his colleague refused the service.
"[The district manager] told me that I had to go out and get the officer's attention and [offered] take his order," said the manager, who would not be identified.
She did not disclose why the cashier refused to serve Horton ̵
"I just want them to ask me to come in front to take their order," said the manager.