Ohio woman accused of attacking McDonald’s workers over slushie

RAVENNA, Ohio — An Ohio woman is accused of attacking two McDonald’s employees she said refused to make her a slushie, authorities said.

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Cherysse Helena Cleveland, 44, of Ravenna, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault, according to Portage County online court records.

According to an incident report from the Ravenna City Police Department, officers were dispatched to a McDonald’s in Ravenna on Monday at about 9:40 a.m. EDT, WBNS reported.

According to police, Cleveland was observed attempting to strike several employees, the television station reported.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Cleveland went to the fast-food restaurant to buy a slushie, WJW reported. According to the incident report, Cleveland asked the employees to mix all three slushie flavors together, the television station reported.

When workers said they could not do that, Cleveland allegedly became irate and went behind the counter to make the slushie mix herself, WKYC reported.

When the McDonald’s manager attempted to block Cleveland’s path, he was punched, the television station reported. Another employee was able to move Cleveland away from the workspace but was punched in the right eye.

The second employee was able to wrestle Cleveland to the ground, WKYC reported.

They suffered minor injuries and were advised to seek medical treatment, according to WJW.

Cleveland was then detained by police. She was arraigned Tuesday, according to online court records.