Greenfield restaurant manager fired after throwing drink in customer’s face

Greenfield police released surveillance footage Wednesday, which shows the manager of the Crab Du Jour restaurant near 76th Street and Layton Avenue throwing a drink in a woman’s face. The woman then throws him a chair over the bar. The incident happened on August 16. Just a few days ago, Crab Du Jour fired their manager Jason Diong and they are currently under new management. Mariah Luckette told WISN 12 News that she told the manager her food was cold. . Lucckette claims to have suffered chemical burns from the lemon-containing drink. “It was very difficult and traumatic,” Lucckette said. She wore a large bandage over her right eye on Wednesday as she spoke with WISN 12 News. “I will never go back there again,” Lucette said. Diong was seen and heard on police body camera, also released on Wednesday, telling officers the woman had used racial slurs against Asians. “I threw a glass of water at her. She just reacted and threw something back at me,” you can hear. saying on police body camera video. “I shouldn’t have, but I’m really frustrated.” Diong told the officers there was only water in the cup, no lemon or alcohol. “She came here drunk and we didn’t serve her any alcohol. She was making racial remarks,” he said. Over the phone to WISN 12 News, Diong defended himself and his account to the police. Diong received a citation for disorderly conduct.

Greenfield police released surveillance footage Wednesday, which shows the manager of the Crab Du Jour restaurant near 76th Street and Layton Avenue throwing a drink in a woman’s face.

The woman then throws him a chair over the bar.

The incident happened on August 16.

Just a few days ago, Crab Du Jour fired their manager Jason Diong and they are currently under new management.

Mariah Luckette told WISN 12 News that she told the manager her food was cold.

“I was like, ‘I don’t want it at all at this point,’ and he came back and threw that drink in my face,” Lucckette said.

Lucckette claims to have suffered chemical burns from the lemon-containing drink.

“It was very difficult and traumatic,” Lucckette said.

She wore a large bandage over her right eye on Wednesday as she spoke with WISN 12 News.

“I will never go back there again,” Lucette said.

Diong was seen and heard on a police body camera, also released on Wednesday, telling officers the woman had used racial slurs against Asians.

“I threw a glass of water at her. She just reacted and threw something back at me,” she can be heard saying on police body camera video. “I shouldn’t have, but I’m really frustrated.”

Diong told the officers there was only water in the cup, no lemon or alcohol.

“She came here drunk and we didn’t serve her any alcohol. She was making racial remarks,” he said.

Over the phone to WISN 12 News, Diong defended himself and his account to the police.

Diong received a citation for disorderly conduct.

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