ST. PETERSBURG (CBSMiami/AP) — Maybe he should’ve ordered a happy meal.READ MORE: NBA fines Miami Heat $25,000 for violating 'bench decorum'
A man is under arrest after authorities say he grabbed the shirt of a Florida McDonald’s employee and tried to pull her over a counter.
The employee responded by punching the customer several times in the face at the St. Petersburg restaurant on Monday.
A witness who posted video on Facebook says the fight started when the customer asked for a straw.READ MORE: Man faces several charges including pointing laser at BSO aviation unit
St. Petersburg police say the video shows Daniel Taylor grabbing Yasmine James’ shirt. James responded by hitting him several times.
Police say Taylor is charged with two counts of simple battery for grabbing James and for kicking another worker in the stomach as he was being escorted out.
Taylor is white and James is black.
Taylor is being represented by the public defender’s office, which didn’t respond to a request for comment.MORE NEWS: Miami ex-Proud Boys leader Henry 'Enrique' Tarrio to stay jailed until Capitol riot trial
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