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Detroit McDonald’s worker filmed throwing water at homeless man after tricking him with burger

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A McDonald’s employee in Detroit has attracted attention online after he was caught on video tricking a homeless man before throwing a cup of water in his face, WWJ-TV reported.

“Hey Willie, come here. You want a sandwich?,” the employee tells the elderly homeless man. “I’m about to help you.”

The employee, who is standing near the restaurant’s drive-thru window, can then be seen holding up a hamburger.

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As the homeless man approaches however, the worker pulls the burger back and douses “Willie” in water, prompting him to ask, “Why you do that?”

WMAQ-TV reported that the short video has already drawn more than 3 million views since being posted online. The person who recorded the incident, however, told WWJ that he regretted making it available for viewing.

“They were actually arguing with each other and that’s what was funny to me,” said the man, who identified himself as “Skeez” and can be heard laughing after the employee’s trick.

The man identified as the owner of the restaurant, Wise Finley, was less amused.

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“I am very disturbed by the inappropriate behavior of this employee. This type of behavior is not tolerated in my organization,” Finley said in a statement. “I expect my employees to treat everyone with dignity and respect, and this was unacceptable. I am taking appropriate action with respect to this individual.”

Watch the incident, as posted online, below.

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