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In-N-Out Burger employee carries bullhorn-wielding protester out of restaurant. Then police arrive, take action — and demonstrators​ lose it.


'What the f*** are you doing?'

Image source: Twitter video screenshot

Recently surfaced video shows an In-N-Out Burger employee carrying a bullhorn-wielding protester out of one of the fast-food chain's locations before police arrive and handcuff another demonstrator.

In-N-Out on Monday didn't immediately reply to TheBlaze's emailed request for comment, including if any action was taken against the employee seen carrying the protester out of the restaurant.

What happened?

The clip first showed a male In-N-Out employee holding an older, grey-bearded protester from behind and carrying him out of the restaurant — to the cheers of those inside.

Once out of the restaurant, the protester used his bullhorn to yell "get your hands off me!" in the employee's face, and the employee told the protester to leave the property.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot

A second part of the clip showed another protester — a female — appearing to be escorted from the restaurant by a different employee. The grey-bearded protester was next to her.

Protesters yelled that they were being assaulted.

Soon police arrived on the scene. Video showed officers' shoulder patches reading "Long Beach Police."

Image source: Twitter video screenshot

There are three Long Beach In-N-Out locations: East Los Coyotes Diagonal, East Pacific Coast Highway, and Lakewood Boulevard. No other "Long Beach" In-N-Out restaurants show up on the company's site other than those three in southern California.

Long Beach Police on Tuesday told TheBlaze that officers responded to "group disturbance at a business" in the 6300 block of East Pacific Coast Highway just before 5 p.m. Sept. 8. Once on scene officers spoke with a male adult victim who said he was grabbed by a female adult suspect and suffered injuries to his upper torso.

Police said Sarah Gomez, 26, of Long Beach was taken into custody, booked for battery on a person and outstanding warrant, and released Sept. 10 on a court order. Detectives filed one count of trespassing and one count of battery on a person with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, police told TheBlaze.

Video shows that outside the restaurant, officers handcuffed the female protester and took her to a squad car amid much screaming and hollering.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot

One protester was heard yelling, "What the f*** are you doing?" while another claimed police were exhibiting "cruel and unusual punishment!" and "you have no legal right!"

The video was posted by Ian Miles Cheong, Human Events' managing editor, who noted that people are "fed up with Extinction Rebellion," although authorities haven't confirmed that the radicalclimate changeactivists were behind the In-N-Out incident.

Here's the clip. (Content warning: Language):

Anything else?

In-N-Out — which has strong Christian beliefs at the corporate level and places Bible verses on its wrappers, bags, and cups — donated $25,000 to the California Republican Party last year. But afterward the head of the California Democratic Party called on Democrats to boycott the popular fast-food chain. The plan backfired.

This story has been updated.

(H/T: Red State)

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