A customer at a Popeye's Texas restaurant was shocked when he witnessed a young boy working in the kitchen.
According to the customer, the boy appeared to be about "9 years old" and was seen "handling raw chicken" before giving it to a male employee who continued to cook it. "
The bizarre situation reportedly happened Nov. 3 at a location in a Dallas suburb known as The Colony.
The source, who requested anonymity, told the South West News Service (SWNS) that the kitchen was "very short staffed" and the restaurant had a line out the front door with waiting times that wavered over an hour for the coveted Chicken Sandwich, who had returned the day of the incident.
"While I was there, there was only one person working in the front desk and four kitchen staff," the source said.
"It was so insane. I was a waitress for several years and I've never seen anything like that," he added.
The customer claims that another employee at one point placed a bunch of orders in bags on the counter without calling the order number because she had to run back to the kitchen to help prepare more sandwiches.
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