When a desperate woman said “help” to a McDonald’s employee while traveling earlier this week, the staff at the restaurant in Lodi, California, were quickly working to protect her.
The woman entered the restaurant shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon when he asked an employee to call 9-1-1. He gave him the license plate of the vehicle he was traveling in and asked to hide it, the San Joaquin County Sheriff said in a statement. After using the bathroom and trying to fix the counter, a man accompanying him asked: “who should I use the ticket for?”
At the intersection, she kindly asked for help. The team confirmed their request again and took action.
Shortly afterward, lawmakers came and spoke to officials, according to the sheriff’s office. Police found the vehicle on the transmission line and ordered the woman to stop.
Authorities said they had discovered during the investigation that the man in the car with the “shaken” woman who asked for help, Eduardo Valenzuela, had already been violent against him and “threatened his life.” Use a weapon. Police said they discovered a gun in the trunk of the car that was stolen from the state.
He was arrested and taken to the San Joaquin County Jail for criminals, stolen property, and a gun.
“We love it! McDonald’s offers a” SAFE PLACE “for victims of abuse and threats and helps women save themselves,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
McDonald’s also congratulated the Golden State McDonald’s Facebook page team and said in a statement: “We are proud of our team.” The statement expressed support for A Safe Place restaurant, a national outreach program for youth in need of immediate help and safety. The Safe Place initiative creates a special plan and training for schools, libraries, and other staff to respond appropriately to those who express the need to get out of a dangerous situation, including those who are trying to commit. abusive circumstances to escape or these are exchanged. “Our restaurant manager actually had our staff service the transmission line so that we could no longer drive the car,” Regina Camera, marketing manager for the Golden State Restaurant Group, told CNN.
Last month, an emergency room responded to another woman’s warning of a violent situation in Ohio. A woman called 911 on the pretext of ordering pizza, but the employee thought something was wrong. The woman gave her address to the dispatcher, the police rushed to the scene and arrested a man for domestic violence.