Skip to comments.Police: Man assaulted at Tega Cay (SC) Taco Bell for failing to say ‘excuse me’ after belching
Posted on 03/17/2014 5:08:36 PM PDT by Gamecock
TEGA CAY A Fort Mill man sitting down to eat at a Tega Cay Taco Bell told police a man upset that he did not say excuse me after belching hit him with a chair, wrapped his hands around his throat and tried to head butt him inside the restaurant on Sunday.
Police responded to the Taco Bell on West S.C. 160 at about 4:30 p.m. after a man, 20, reported that he had been assaulted inside the restaurant, according to a Tega Cay police report. The victim told police he and his friend had been sitting in a booth eating when a man sitting with a woman asked the victim if he just belched without saying excuse me.
The man then walked over to where the victim was sitting, picked up a chair and hit the victim on the left elbow with it, the report states. The victim told police the man grabbed his throat and tried to head butt him. A restaurant employee went up to the assailant and told him he had to leave the premises, the report states.
The man walked out of Taco Bell and got into a white truck, possibly a pickup, the report states. The victim suffered a minor cut on his elbow along with redness around his throat. No one inside the restaurant was able to get the pickups license plate number. The restaurants manager told police he was unsure if the surveillance cameras recorded the incident.
Police have not made any arrests and the suspect is still unknown. The victim declined to comment on Monday.
Dear Miss Manners.....
Good thing he didn’t fart loudly in the perp’s general direction.
Finally, someone willing to step up to the lack of public manners in today’s society..........
Good. Should happen more.
and light it up!
Hmm South Carolina...
the events it seemed before I read the full article to have distinctly Floridian Aroma..
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
First of all, I’d be shocked if people DIDN’T belch in Taco Bell.
Second, he should have said “Excuse me” then farted and said “Excuse me again.”
Good thing he didn’t phart!
What number again was the right to not be offended?
About 5%-10% of America (growing, I think) are just scumbags and psychopaths. Our right to keep and bear arms helps protect us from them.
York County, SC. This is where a cop shot an old guy who grabbed his cane after being stopped for expired tags.
what, the public belching?
I think people see egregious cases of gangsta slouch-pants it should be 100% LEGAL to simply pull their pants down completely.
It’s insulting and has gone on far too long.
I’m suddenly reminded of a Calvin and Hobbes strip:
“Must be a barge coming through!”
“That sure tasted better coming up than it did going down!”
Mother: “3 strikes and you’re history, bucko.”
Calvin: “*um, excuse me*”
This is a high-class joint.
Should have burped instead of belched.
Is it Tee-guh Kay or Tee-guh Key?
Left elbow? What a beast!
Smells like Pasco County to me.......
You have been fined one credit for a violation of the Verbal Morality Statute.
Im not familiar with Pasco County
thats the social “environment like there?
Ungodly; violent incidents like that lead to other weapons and then someone is dead over something so venal; will you still applaud for the widows and fatherless left behind ?
Seems like an awful lot of mad people out there.
That’s just sounding approval of the meal!
Sounds like a justifiable assault to me.
I know the color of the assailant’s car but not the assailant.
It seems most everyone on this ‘string’ blame the belcher and says the beating was deserved.
Wonder how many times this guy has said ‘excuse me’ or ‘pardon me’ or even ‘thank you’ or ‘I am Sorry’ to people of ALL persuasions and they look at him like he has two heads.
For the most part, society today is mannerless. Hold the door open and get some wise ass remark, I have said ‘excuse me’ where I thought it appropriate and have one ask ‘IF I have a ‘problem’.
Not throwing a wide blanket etc but seeing the guy is 20 it probably never occurred to him to say ‘Thank You’.
Even Tony Soprana just ‘told’ the kid to take his hat off. He didn’t ‘whack’ him....well it looked like he was ready to.
Some of us take our manners seriously down here. :-)
“That sure tasted better coming up than it did going down”?
LOL. I think I might have actually said that once.
What’s your boggle?
You see, according to Cocteau’s plan... I’m the enemy, ‘cause I like to think; I like to read. I’m into freedom of speech and freedom of choice. I’m the kind of guy likes who likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder - “Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of barbecued ribs with the side order of gravy fries?” I want high cholesterol. I wanna eat bacon and butter and BUCKETS of cheese, okay? I want to smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section. I want to run through the streets naked with green Jell-O all over my body reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly might feel the need to, okay, pal? I’ve SEEN the future. Do you know what it is? It’s a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing “I’m an Oscar Meyer Wiener.” You live up top, you live Cocteau’s way: what he wants, when he wants, how he wants. Your other choice: come down here... and maybe starve to death.
Perhaps even Hernando County. :)
Eh...it kind of reminds me of New Jersey.
I love this movie!
Chief,you can take this job,and you can shovel it.
another place I dont think I need...to visit.
Talk about an overreaction. But it’s hard to imagine no one would get a license plate number.
You know Bob Gunton,the tall,bald actor who played the Chief as well as the evil warden in ‘The Shawshank Redemption’?
Back in November 2012 I had sent him a message on facebook in which I wished him a Happy Birthday. Well,he responded a few weeks later with a sweet,kind message in which he thanked me for my ‘support and encouragement’ and at the end he wished me the very best. I damn near fell off my bed!
Several years ago I had consumed too much of their food and it actually made me vomit because of the terrible indigestion it gave me.
It was all grease going down and coming up. The remnants of my meal were actually separated because of the grease.
I just can’t handle eating greasy food anymore.
To which he would have replied, "I'm sorry, I didn't know it was her turn."
I still have the album...