HUEYTOWN, Ala. (WIAT) — An Arby’s employee was arrested Saturday after throwing hot grease onto a customer during an altercation in the drive-thru.
According to Hueytown police, officers responded around 3:15 p.m. to the report of an altercation between an employee and a customer. First responders arrived to provide medical treatment to the victim that had been doused with hot grease.
The victim, who suffered second-degree burns over a large portion of her body, was transported to UAB Hospital for further treatment. Shea Denise Peoples, 50, was arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Her bond was set at $30,000.
A lawsuit has been filed against the owners of the restaurant in connection with the case.
HPD confirms that the case is still under investigation.