On Friday night, a Pittsburgh woman was brutally attacked by a restaurant manager for refusing to leave the premises of Milano Pizza.
Video posted on Facebook showed Jade Martin and a man identified as the Milano’s manager locked in disagreement. The manager ordered Martin to leave the premises, but she refused to comply.
Rather than attempt to de-escalate and summon police, the man brutally backed Martin into a corner and pummeled her with his fists, bellowing, “I said ‘please!'” over and over as he slams her backward into a table, then banged her head against the floor.
The Coalition for the Safety of Black Women and Girls has called for an investigation.
Last night, a Manager at Milano Pizza in the Historic #HillDistrict of #Pittsburgh, brutally assaulted a young Mother named #JadeMartin. The Coalition for the Safety of Black Women and Girls seeks justice. #SayHerName https://t.co/G73mb3Ix32
— Dr. Goddess (@drgoddess) January 13, 2018
On Saturday night, protests formed outside the restaurant, where temperatures hovered at a chilly 15 degrees F Saturday evening and are expected to drop to 2 degrees overnight.
— Shelley Bortz WPXI (@WPXIShelley) January 13, 2018
Watch the video, embedded below:
WARNING: Contains graphic violence, may be disturbing to some viewers
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