McDonalds Employees Intervene After Woman Mouths ‘Help Me’ At Drive-Thru | NBC Nightly News

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Employees of a McDonalds in Northern California are being praised for taking action when a woman mouthed “help me.” When police arrived on the scene, they found a loaded gun in the truck of her boyfriend -- which the unidentified woman said she was threatened with. » Subscribe to NBC News: http:...



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s. At christmas eve, a woman discovered angles at an unlikely place. discovered angles at an unlikely place. inside the golden, an unlikely place. inside the golden arches. inside the golden arches. it’s, our job to arches.

, >, > it’s our job to then help them in that it’s our job to thenhelp them in that situation. then help them in that situation. reporter the un situation. reporter the un, unidentified woman reporter the un, unidentified woman, went into this unidentified woman went into this mcdonald’s in went into This mcdonald’s in california, where mcdonald’s in california, where police say she went to california, where police say she went to the counter and asked police say she went to the counter and asked employees to hide her the counter and asked employees to hide her and call 911. But her employees to hide her and call 911, but her boyfriend that and call 911, but her boyfriend that threatened her the boyfriend that threatened her. The 35-year-old was nearbythreatened her the 35-year-old was nearby and demanded. She go. 35-Year-Old was nearby and demanded. She go outside and use the and demanded she go outside and use the drive through instead. outside and use the drive through instead. , the woman now in the drive through instead. , the woman now in the driver’s seat at the the woman now in the driver’s seat.

At the window, didn’t give up. driver’s seat at the window, didn’t give up. She voiced our window didn’t, give up. She voiced our mouthed to the . She voiced our mouthed to the employee to help her. mouthed to the employee to help her. reporter according employee to help her. reporter accordingto a mcdonald’s reporter. According to a mcdonald’s spokesperson to a mcdonald’s spokesperson, employees stalled the spokesperson. Employees stalled.

The line giving police employees stalled the line, giving police time to get there. line, giving police time to get there. police arrested him time to get there. police arrested him and found a stolen police arrested him and found a stolen loaded gun in the and found a Stolen loaded gun in the trunk and also loaded gun in the trunk and also discovered he had been trunk and also discovered he had been violent with her in discovered he had been violent with her in the past. violent with her in the past. There is no tellingthe past. , there is no telling what could have . There is no telling what could have happened. what could have happened. the victim could have happened. , the victim could have been possibly abused, the victim could have been possibly abused or even killed.

been possibly abused or even killed. , reporter turns, or even killed. Reporter turns out those employees, reporter, turns out those employees used more than quick out those employees used more than quick thanking that used more than quick thanking that mcdonald’s part of the thanking that mcdonald’s part of the national safe place, mcdonald’s part of the national Safe place network a designated national, safe place network, a designated haven where peoplein network a designated haven where people in crisis can find help haven where people in crisis can find help, especially those being crisis can find help, especially those being abused or trafficked. , especially those being Abused or trafficked. the network has more abused or trafficked. The network has more than 20,000 safe place. The network has more than 20,000 safe place, sights from fast food than 20,000 safe place, sights from fast food restaurants to coffee, sights from fast food, restaurants to coffee shops. To libraryies are restaurants to coffee shops. To libraryies are all employees are shops to libraryies? Are all employees are trained. ? All employees are trained.

>, > ist, an -- it’s, an trained. ist, an -- it’s, an excitingthing to know ist, an -- it’s, an exciting thing to know. Our team was so well exciting thing to know. Our team was so well trained. Our team was so well trained. , reporter tonight, trained. reporter tonight. He is behind bars, reporter tonight he is behind bars, while employees here he is behind bars, while employees here have been lotted for.


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