A Florida woman has been charged with a felony after throwing a Whopper at a Black Burger King employee.
According to police records, Judith Ann Black, 77, called the worker a “stupid Black b —-” and stormed off.
Black is a resident of a conservative Florida retirement community known as “The Villages”.
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A resident of a Florida retirement community angry at the thickness of a tomato has been charged with a felony after throwing racist slurs and a sandwich at a black employee of the fast food chain.
According to Wildwood Florida Police Department records seen by the Villages News, Judith Ann Black, 77, was dining at a Burger King in the nearby village of Trailwinds last Friday when she confronted an employee about her unsatisfying sandwich. .
According to the News, Black was angry with the thickness of the tomato slice on his Whopper, and the Burger King employee who was not named in the report tried to calm Black down – but Black threw the Whopper behind the employee’s back.
Black then stormed in, but not before hurling several curses, including the N word, calling the employee a “stupid Black b —-,” according to the police report seen by Villages News. The outlet verified this with the manager and another worker at Trailwinds Burger King, as well as a customer who witnessed the exchange.
Wildwood Police tracked down Black and booked her into the Sumter County Detention Center, but later released her on $ 2,500 bail.
According to police records seen by the News, Black admitted to being “angry” that the employee was not “fixing the problem” and confirmed that she threw the Whopper at the Burger King worker.
The police file referenced by the Villages News also indicated that Black’s use of racial slurs changed “the charge of battery from a first degree misdemeanor to a third degree felony under the Florida State Statute. 775,085 “. This law is known as the “Hate Crimes Act,” which increases the minimum and maximum sentences that a judge can impose.
Black is a resident of a conservative Florida retirement community known as “Villages” – a collection of twelve living quarters across 32 square miles, located one hour north of Orlando. The Villages promotes itself as “America’s premier active adult retiree community” with over 115,000 residents who call themselves “villagers”.
The Wildwood Police Department and Burger King did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
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