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Entire staff at Krystal fast food restaurant refused to serve police officer – see what happened next

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A Krystal restaurant in Alabama has come under fire after it was alleged that its staff refused to service a local police officer.

According to ABC 33/40, the company admitted to the offense.

The officer’s wife, Brittany Urresta, posted about the incident to Facebook. She detailed how her husband was ignored at the drive-in while in his patrol car, and how the staff walked away from him when he went inside the establishment.

It’s a shame that police officers that protect and serve their communities are denied service. After waiting in the…

Posted by Brittany Urresta on Sunday, February 21, 2016

The post has gone viral with many people slamming the company.

“We take this allegation very seriously and have spoken with the entire Irondale Krystal team in addition to reviewing surveillance footage. Our policy is to serve all guests promptly and with a smile. In this case, we clearly did not meet the officer’s expectations and we want to correct it. We want to invite this individual as well as the entire Irondale Police department into our restaurant for a meal to demonstrate our appreciation for what they do,” Krystal said in a statement.

“We value their contributions and the relationship we have with them and with police departments in all of our communities. If this officer in any way felt slighted, we want him to know that we apologize and that was in no way, shape or form our intent.”

That answer didn’t do much to quell the anger of social media.

Watch the report below.

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