A father came to the defense of his daughter as she was being punched by a rowdy customer while they stood in line in a fast food restaurant in Florida, video has revealed.
Footage shows a brawl erupt inside a Zaxby’s restaurant in Eatonville, Florida, on Wednesday.
The fight between two female friends and a father and her daughter reportedly began as a result of ‘racist remarks’, though it is unclear what was said.
The video, which was recorded on a cell phone and posted to social media, shows an argument quickly escalating into a physical altercation.
A father (seen in the red shirt) came to the defense of his daughter (right) as she was being punched by a rowdy customer (left) while they stood on line in a fast food restaurant in Florida, video has revealed
In the video the father is seen shielding two women from his daughter as they stood on line in a fast food restaurant in Eatonville, Florida
The confrontation was said to be sparked by a ‘racist remark,’ though it’s not clear who made the remark
The verbal argument escalates into a fight. The two female friends are seen attacking the young girl, prompting the father to put one of the women in a chokehold
The father then drags the woman down to the ground while the other female friend attacks his daughter, prompting a male bystander to intervene (right)
One of the women in line is seen stepping closer toward a young girl who looks like she is in her late teens or early twenties.
The woman then shoves the girl, prompting her father to intervene.
‘You’re going to be arrested, f***, get the f*** off my daughter!’ he tells the woman.
The footage then appears to cut to a different scene moments later.
The combatants were eventually separated and police were called to the restaurant, but no arrests were made
It shows the young girl being thrown into a beverage dispenser.
This prompts her father to put the woman who pushed his daughter into a chokehold, dragging her to the ground.
The woman’s friend is then seen beating the daughter over the head while dragging her.
A male bystander is then seen intervening, trying to get the other female to stop hitting the young girl.
The combatants were eventually separated and police were called to the restaurant, but no arrests were made.