Mom Punched Amid Service Dog Dispute At McDonald’s
When a Georgia mom took her twin boys with autism to McDonald’s, she probably never imagined she would be punched in the face. But that’s just what happened and it allegedly hinged on the boys’ service dog.
Earlier this month, Jennifer Schwenker took her sons out to lunch at McDonald’s where she was approached by a restaurant manager who indicated that the boys’ service dog could not be inside.
Schwenker explained that the dog was a service animal and was legally allowed in public places. However, that did not appease the manager, Tiffany Denise Allen, who surveillance video shows proceeded to follow the family around the restaurant.
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When Schwenker lost track of one of her sons, she threw her drink and some splashed on Allen who ran after the mom and punched her.
Allen, who was off duty at the time of the incident, has been charged with battery assault and disorderly conduct. Owners of the McDonald’s location say she is no longer employed there, reports WSB-TV, the Atlanta ABC affiliate. To read more click here.