Some indignant chickens were arrested at a McDonald’s this week, after the restaurant complained they had been “wreaking havoc” and harassing clients, in line with the Washington Township Police in northwest New Jersey.
It occurred Tuesday, which is coincidentally the day after information broke that the favored fast-food chain was launching three new chicken sandwiches subsequent month.
An officer rushed to the scene — lest the culprits “fly the coup” — and located “two suspect chickens harassing and chasing customers and pecking at car tires,” the division posted Jan. 5 on Facebook.
“We cannot confirm at this time if they were targeting specific customers (with chicken nuggets and sandwiches in hand) or random customers.,” the division mentioned.
“A short while later (the officer), with assistance from the manager, was able to take 2 suspects into custody … for further questioning.”
The tongue-in-cheek submit included a photograph of an officer recognized solely as “Robbie” holding a rooster in every arm. It additionally made a reference to rumors the “activity might be in response to McDonald’s plan of offering 3 new chicken sandwiches.”
An replace to the Facebook submit mentioned an proprietor got here ahead to assert the 2 “fowl suspects.” The proprietor’s title was not launched, nor was it defined how the 2 birds acquired unfastened.
The submit has gotten 1,200 reactions, practically 600 shares, and greater than 200 feedback since Tuesday, a lot of them fowl puns.
“Maybe they were protesting. Were they carrying little signs?” one commenter asked on the division’s Facebook web page.
“I heard they were going to hit up KFC next,” another wrote.