A family traveling home from a grandmother's birthday celebration stopped in a Georgia Subway restaurant. The family, father and mother Othenial and Felicia Dobson, and their four children, ages 8-19, apparently made too many bathroom trips during the hour they were there so, the manager called 911.
Yes, you read right, paying customers had the police called on them for using the bathroom too often.
In the 911 call, the manager is heard saying: "I need somebody to come through here please, ASAP. Now. There's about eight people in a van, and they've been in the store for about an hour. They keep going back and forth to the bathrooms by my back door."
The police showed up, apologized but, as you know with these situations, the family had could not remain on-premises. According to the cops, the manager said she had been robbed before and was afraid they (with their 8-year-old in-tow) were there to rob the place. She also said that they might have put soda in their water cups.
Needless to say, the Dobsons were stunned and are now seeking answers as to what, other than their black skin, would have led to this characterization of their family as robbers.
The owner of the store has since apologized to the family and says that the employee in question has been placed on administrative leave.
Fortunately, this situation didn't escalate beyond the insult to the family's character, though even this was going too far.
Regardless, if you are inclined to patronize this location, find out what has been done to truly resolve this matter before you give them your dollars.