Customer pulls a gun at Popeyes after they run out of chicken sandwiches: Cops

An armed man allegedly attempted to rush the door of a Texas Popeyes on Monday night after an employee said they were sold out of their highly sought-after chicken sandwiches.

The incident reportedly occurred at a Popeyes in Houston at around 9 p.m. Employees and police told KTRK that a group consisting of two women, three men, and a baby were told in the drive-thru of the out-of-stock sandwiches—prompting them to exit their vehicle and approach the storefront.

Thought they were locked out of the fast-food restaurant, a man in the angry mob was reportedly spotted with a gun. The baby was left alone in the vehicle as the incident unfolded, according to the news station.

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While there were no reported injuries, Houston police lieutenant Larry Crowson described the incident as an aggravated assault because the suspect brandished a gun and threatened employees.

KTRK reported that the surveillance cameras captured the incident but authorities are still looking for the armed customer.

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