Men Threaten Worker With Gun Over Fried Chicken
(Memphis) Jack Pirtle’s calls its chicken “down home delicious” but things got down and dirty after a father and son got upset about their order.
The duo are accused of showing off an AK-47 ‘type’ weapon when they didn’t get everything they ordered at the drive-thru.
“I love the gravy, the biscuits, and the chicken,” said Tonya McGraw, a Millington resident.
“I love their gizzards,” said Harvey Smith while in the drive-thru. “I like the way they steam it.”
And apparently the chicken wings are so good the father and son couldn’t do without them.
“Oh, they are out of sight,” said McGraw.
“I guess in this area, people don`t play about their food,” said Courtney Marable.
Police say when Antonius Hart and his 19-year-old son, Hart Jr., went to the drive-thru at the Jack Pirtle’s on Jackson.
The cashier forgot to give them their chicken wings which the two discovered this after they drove away.
Police say Hart and his son weren’t too happy about having to drive back.
According to court documents, they wanted Pirtle’s to give them extra chicken for the hassle and showed workers their weapon.
“Oh man that`s crazy!” said McGraw. “Next time they better get them wings right!”
Jack Pirtle’s didn’t fix their order, instead called police.
Hart and Hart Jr. did not get to eat chicken the next night.
Dinner Friday at 201 Poplar was Sloppy Joe’s and carrots.
Father and son are facing aggravated assault charges.