JACKSON, Miss. — The family of a 3-year-old little girl scarred after being attacked by a dog say they were asked to leave a restaurant because her face was reportedly disrupting customers.
Victoria Wilcher was attacked by her grandfather’s pit bull a few months ago, according to WAPT, and sustained injuries that will need months of treatment.
She had a broken upper and lower jaw, broken nose and right eye socket. She lost her right eye and the ability to move the right side of her face.
Victoria had just gotten out of the hospital and can only eat soft foods, said her grandma, so they stopped at a KFC to get her mashed potatoes.
That’s when they were asked to leave. The girl’s grandmother put her in the car, and said Victoria cried the whole way home.
A Facebook Page had previously been set up for Victoria as she battled her injuries. The family posted about their experience on the page.
It stated the following:
“Does this face look scary to you? Last week at KFC in Jackson MS this precious face was asked to leave because her face scared the other diners. I personally will never step foot in another KFC again and will be personally writing the CEO.”
KFC actually responded on the Facebook Page, and apologized:
“Please accept our sincere apologies while we try to investigate this incident. If you could help provide details of the incident at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will look into this immediately. We have zero tolerance for any kind of disrespectful behavior by our team members. Once we have further details, we will immediately investigate this and take action, and we wish nothing but the best for Victoria in her recovery.”
The family has had overwhelming support and response on social media and said KFC has reached out for more information on the incident.
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