*****WARNING THE VIDEO IS RAW AND CONTAINS FOUL LANGUAGE AND VIOLENCE****
A Florida man had just received his order at a McDonald's in St. Petersburg on Monday evening and became upset when there weren't any plastic straws available at the condiment station according to witnesses.
He returned to the counter and got in a heated argument with a female employee about the straws. The video shows Daniel Willis Taylor, 40, of Clearwater, Florida reaching over the counter and grabbing the employee, Yasmine James however he got a bit more than he bargained for. She fought back!
By the end of the night, Daniel Taylor would be arrested on two charges of simple battery, according to an arrest affidavit from the St. Petersburg Police Department.
McDonald's is aware of the incident and cooperating with police.
In a statement from McDonald's Corporate Communications they said "Our highest priority is always the safety and well-being of our employees and customers at our restaurants. We have been in contact with the police department and are fully cooperating with their investigation."