Customer brawls with 16-year-old Cracker Barrel employee


GERMANTOWN, Wisc. (WTHR) - Police in Wisconsin have released video in a Halloween Night brawl, hoping the public can help identify a suspect.

It's been more than a month since a customer started a fight that focused on a 16-year-old restaurant employee.

"Threw a punch and started attacking this employee," said police detective Shawn Jones. The customer was basically approached the server, he seemed like he was unhappy, used homophobic slurs."

After the manager moved the man from the dining room to the front of the business, the 16-year-old cook approached.

"The employee just kind of stepped between those two to offer some assistance to the manager that's when the customer threw that first punch."

The video shows the man on top of the teen at one point. A woman who accompanied the man eventually broke up the fight.

The incident ended with thousands of dollars in damage done to the store.

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