New Plymouth Burger King employee punched by customer

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A staff member at a Burger King in New Plymouth was delivered a whopper of their own when a customer allegedly punched them in the face.

Police were called to the restaurant on Leach St at 9pm on Thursday night after a report of a male customer assaulting the staff member.

They say the employee was uninjured after the attack and police are continuing their enquiries to locate the customer who ran away from the scene.

Burger King declined to comment about the incident when approached by Newshub.

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