The McDonald’s worker assaulted on the task on New Year’s Eve spoke to 10News about what happened and her goal to enhance office security at the fast-food chain.Her attorneys arranged the interview Thursday afternoon. One of them likewise represents the household of Markeis McGlockton, who was shot and eliminated in a parking space conflict in 2015. Yasmine James, 20, began working
at a McDonald’s in St. Petersburg 3 months earlier. She said on December 31, a client got aggressive when she informed him he had to ask for a straw.After cursing and chewing out her, she stated he leaned over the counter and attacked her. James described the moment that was captured in a now-viral video.” He got me which truly scared me because I didn’t know if
he had a weapon or a knife or what,” James said.” When he grabbed me, my main point was to get him off of me the best way I knew. Just let me go.” James, who learned how to box as a teen, resisted. She said her managers did
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with unruly clients. She’s calling on McDonald’s to improve worker security and train managers in de-escalation. Authorities have actually apprehended the man accused in the attack, 40-year-old Daniel Taylor. He’s charged with two counts of basic battery.James’ attorneys want the charges raised to felony battery, and they say they are exploring all legal options.McDonald’s released a statement on the occurrence Thursday:” We share the community’s issue, and are taking this troubling event very seriously. Our greatest concern is constantly the safety
and wellness of everyone in the dining establishment, and we do not excuse violence of any kind, particularly against our employees. We strongly stand with our staff members all over, including our staff members at this restaurant who were associated with this incident. “See the total interview with James listed below. ► Make it simple to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.< a href="%20http://marketplace-redirect.doapps.com/3072" target=”
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