SUFFOLK, Va. – Police responded to a Huddle House after learning that a woman was ‘maliciously sprayed’ with mace.
A female is accused of spraying the Huddle House employee and then leaving the restaurant. The call for the incident came around 10:49 a.m.
The restaurant is located in the 2800 block of Pruden Boulevard off Route 460.
Police say the mace did directly affect the employee. Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded and the employee received an emergency medical assessment.
About 20 to 30 customers and additional employees were inside the business at the time of the incident but did not require medical evaluation.
The investigation remains ongoing at this time.