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Heated Argument: Florida Man Hurled Free Hot Coffee at Dunkin' Drive-Thru Staff, Police Say

Florida Man Accused of Throwing Free Hot Coffee at Worker's Face
Source: New Port Richey Police Department

Police are on the lookout for a Florida man who allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee at a drive-thru worker's face.

Mar. 3 2024, Published 10:02 a.m. ET

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Police in Florida say they are looking for a man who allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee at an employee at a Dunkin’ drive-thru.

Around 8:45 a.m. on Feb. 25, a man was given an extra cup of free coffee at the doughnut shop in New Port Richey, according to local authorities.

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Instead of saying “thank you,” the man reportedly “became irate” and threw the cup at the worker’s face and it hit her.

The woman sustained blisters from the coffee, police said.

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The suspect was driving a silver 4-door SUV and police shared several photos of the man on their Facebook page.

Authorities did not reveal why the employee was giving the suspect an extra cup of coffee.


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