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The incident took place on July 26 at a Wendy’s outlet in Arizona. (Representative picture)

An employee at a Wendy’s outlet in Arizona, USA, has been charged in the death of an elderly customer after he punched her. Fox News said in a report. Police identified the attacker as 35-year-old Antoine Kendrick. faces charges of second-degree murder, the outlet also reported. The incident happened on July 26 when Kendrick punched the 67-year-old man in the side of the head at a Wendy’s outlet in Prescott Valley after he complained about his food.

Police released video of Wendy’s employee’s brutal assault. It shows the customer returning to the counter after receiving his order and complaining about the food. As he walks away, the footage shows Kendrick running around the corner and attacking the elderly customer while eating ice cream.

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Police said the man was knocked to the ground by the impact and hit his head on the floor, causing him to lose consciousness, according to the outlet.

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“A customer complained about his food order at which time the employee, Antoine Kendrick, stepped out from behind the service counter and struck the customer in the head,” the Prescott Valley Police Department said in a statement.

It also said that the customer died on August 5, after which a murder case was opened against Kendrick.

The 67-year-old man was taken to a local hospital after the attack and remained in critical condition for more than a week.

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Kendrick was previously charged with aggravated assault in the incident but has since been charged with second-degree murder. He is in police custody.

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